Universal Declaration of Human Rights

By: Regina Tingle

While on a guided tour of the United Nations in New York this week, I loved seeing Brazilian artist Octavio Roth’s rendition of the thirty articles of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

Adopted by the U.N. in 1948, the document outlines the founding principles of a democratic society. Championed by Eleanor Roosevelt, the Guiness Book of World Records calls it the most translated document in the world. Here’s a few I feel are worth repeating on the loud speakers across America.