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Human Rights Day 2023: Celebrating "Dignity, Freedom, and Justice for All"


Monday Musing: In the 75 years since the inception of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, what transformations have we witnessed, and what challenges still demand our attention and action?


"Together, let’s rejuvenate the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, demonstrate how it can meet the needs of our time AND advance its promise of freedom, equality and justice for all."

- Human Rights 75 Initiative, United Nations Human Rights

"Dignity, Freedom, and Justice for All" – Now that's a call we can all get behind, isn't it? This was the central theme of Human Rights Day 2023, officially celebrated yesterday on December 10. This significant day also marked the 75th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR), a global pledge to protect the inherent rights of every individual - all 30 of them!

Just imagine a world where every human enjoys the same freedoms and rights – a world that's peaceful and united. Sign me up for that vision!

In light of this important occasion, I thought I’d share some resources for you to explore, featuring photos and artworks that aim to invite reflection on the beauty of the human experience, the challenges we face, and, most importantly, the collective responsibility we hold in safeguarding and celebrating the inherent dignity and rights of every individual.

While words possess their own power, the saying "a picture is worth a thousand words" precisely captures how visuals can narrate stories and evoke emotions in ways that words sometimes struggle to convey fully.

Take a moment to explore these snapshots of humanity, and perhaps, they'll be a catalyst for meaningful conversations and a deeper appreciation of the values you hold dear.
  • Photography 4 Humanity: Photographers worldwide capture the essence of human rights through their lens.
  • 'The World in Faces': a captivating journey through the diverse cultures of the world, presented through striking portraits of Indigenous Peoples.
  • 'Art & Human Rights': An exhibition showcasing the works of 40 young artists hailing from 18 countries.
  • Saatchi Art Showcase: A visual journey exploring human rights through captivating paintings, sketches, and artworks

Take charge of your Monday.



your everyday rights and freedoms and what they mean to you.


actively seek out information about different cultures, histories, and perspectives to broaden your understanding.

Decide to:

commit to educating yourself about local and global human rights issues and stay informed through reliable sources.
Here's to a week of embracing positive change and being the change we wish to see in the world!  🌍✨

P.S. For more inspo, dive into this short video, "Be the change you seek," released by the United Nations in celebration of the 75th anniversary of the UDHR. 🌟✨ Let its powerful message resonate with your commitment to positive change!
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