International Human Rights Day 2012 ; "My Voice Counts"

From A Nairobian's Perspective ! Sat Dec 8 2012, 07:31:00

On Monday 10th December, 2012 Human Rights enthusiasts worldwide will be observing the annual International Human Rights Day held each year on December 10 since 10 December 1948 when the United Nations(UN) General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights which sets out the international standard for promotion and protection of enjoyment of human rights.This years theme is: "My Voice Counts".

This theme focuses on an individuals right to inclusion and participation in public life, emphasizing the right of every individual to voice their opinion and take part in public discourse and decision-making processes.

This right has especially been amplified with the rise and emergence of the internet as a platform for communication and expression across the global divide.

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