human rights lidia

  • Mar 30, 1215

    Magna Charta

  • the United States of America’sDeclaration of Independence stated that“All men are created equal”.

  • “Declaration of the Rights of Man andthe Citizen”.

  • US President Roosevelt

    For example, in 1941, US President Roosevelt
    declared that “four freedoms”.
  • Bill of rights

    In 1848, over 200 women met at Seneca Falls,
    USA, to write a “bill of rights” detailing the
    social, civil and religious rights of women.
  • “Emancipation Proclamation”,

    In 1863, USA President Abraham Lincoln issued
    the “Emancipation Proclamation”, which
    declared slaves to be “forever free”.
  • Abraham Lincoln

    Abraham Lincoln USA President 1860-65
    He was assassinated in 1865.
  • international peace conference i

    In 1919, after the end of World War I, Britain, France and the USA organized an international peace conference in Paris.
  • League of nations

    The League of Nations at its opening session in
    Geneva on November 15, 1920
  • Nazis

    From 1933, the Nazi government began to exterminate men and
    women with mental or physical disabilities, and to persecute minority groups, including Jews and gypsies.
  • Warsaw

    Warsaw (Poland) is reduced to ruins following a three-week
    siege by the German military forces, September 1939
  • World War II

    World War II began in 1939, with Britain, France, Russia and later USA, fighting against Nazi Germany and its allies Italy and Japan.
  • The end of war

    The war ended in 1945 but, long before that, government leaders had declared their commitment to human rights.
  • the League of Nations was replaced

    In 1945, the League of Nations was replaced by the United Nations Organization, which drew up the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
  • The sign of declaration

    The declaration was signed up in 1948. Since then, human rights ideas have been encouraged in many different ways.
  • the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

    Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt, wife of the President of the United States, holding the Universal Declaration of Human Rights as a poster in English, in November 1949 .
  • Asian and African

    In the 1950s and 60s, leaders of Asian and African countries began to demand independence from their European colonial rulers,
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    feminist movements

    From 1960s to the 1990s, feminist movements campaigned fro women’s rights.
  • South America demanded freedom from dictatorship.

    In the 1970s, liberation movements in South America demanded freedom from dictatorship.