Essay on International Human Right

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Breach of anInternational Human Right
Table of ContentsINTRODUCTION...........................................................................................................................1MAIN BODY...................................................................................................................................1Breach of contemporary human right (Discrimination) at an international level.......................1Impact on groups or individuals involved...................................................................................2Responses to the breach..............................................................................................................3CONCLUSION................................................................................................................................3REFERENCES................................................................................................................................4
INTRODUCTIONHuman rights can be referred to as the rights that are available to all humans irrespectiveof their age, gender, caste, creed, language, religion etc. (Bayefsky, 2017). International humanrights consist of right to work and education, right to life and liberty, freedom of opinion andspeech, freedom of slavery and torture and so on. As per the provisions of statute, every person isentitled to get benefit of such rights without bias at all times. In this regard, the following essayis carried out on breach of discrimination which is a legal and ethical offence. Also, it includesits effects upon individuals as well as groups. Lastly, it comprises responses to the breach ofselected human right.MAIN BODYBreach of contemporary human right (Discrimination) at an international levelHuman rights is defined as a cross cutting theme stipulated within the policies as well asprogrammes of UN with regards to key areas such as development, humanitarian aid, peace andsecurity, social and economic aspects etc. This has led to the virtual involvement or indulgenceof every specialised agency or United Nations body in the preservation of all of the human rightsthat are formulated by statute. In this regard, International Human Rights Law (IHRL) is aninternational legal body that has come to existence with a view to carry out promotion of humanrights at domestic, social and regional scales (Kolawole & Adeigbe, 2016). This implies thesignificance of abiding by the human rights at all times. The statute has clearly stated that thebreach of any of these rights is a legal and criminal offence and would not be tolerated by law iffound out by any statutory body. One of the most fundamental human rights is the right toreceive equal treatment which ensures that there is no bias with individuals on the basis ofreligion, language, minority group, sexual orientation, caste, nationality etc. In relation to this,the violation of this act results in occurrence of bias or discrimination with a person or group.Discrimination can be said to be the practice of making a distinction towards anindividual or group based on the category or class to which a person belongs (Kolawole andAdeigbe, 2016). At international level, a number of instances of breaches of discrimination areoften noted by people.For example:Where a Black person seeks to get a job in any of theEnglish nations, it is usually seen that they have to undergo some level of discrimination as manycorporate businesses still do bias with them on the basis of race. This kind of discrimination on1
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