Right hand means dignity; Dignity means Human Rights.
Drawings on display by the students of Gateway International College
"All humanity is one undivided and indivisible family, and each one of us is responsible for the misdeeds of all the others. I cannot detach myself from the wickedest soul."
The International Human Rights Day was observed on December 10th. This day marks the adoption of the Universal Declaration on Human Rights (UDHR) by the General Assembly of the United Nations in 1948. The International Human Rights Day has been observed since 1950.
The Ministry of Disaster Management and Human Rights held an outdoor event in Green Path, Colombo. Minister of Disaster Management and Human Rights Mahinda Samarasinghe graced the occasion. The official website of the Ministry of Disaster Management and Human Rights- www.dmhr.gov.lk was launched today.
This year's theme was "Fighting Poverty- A Matter of Obligation, not Charity". Five main themes- Non- Discrimination, Equality, Respect, Multiculturalism and Dignity were used to promote the understanding of human rights at the event in Colombo. School children, artistes, activists, and armed forces participated in today's event.