Human rights

  • 1215

    The Magna Carta is signed by the King of England

  • English Bill of Rights is produced in English Parliament

  • United States Bill of Rights is ratified in the US

  • British Parliament abolishes slavery

  • Some women are given the right to vote in Australian federal elections

  • United Nations is established

  • Universal Declaration of Human Rights is created

  • Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees

  • All Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are required to enroll and vote at elections

  • Convention on the Rights of the Child