Nature and evolution of human rights
2.1.1 What are 'human rights' and what is the UDHR?
2.1.2 Contested history of human rights
Reading 1- pages 3-6
2.1.2 Creating your timeline
“The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (1948) is no longer relevant for dealing with human rights issues in the 21st century.” To what extent do you agree with this claim?
“The evolution of human rights since 1948 has undermined the effectiveness of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.” To what extent do you agree with this claim?
To fully answer these questions you will need to complete the first part of section 2.2.