The term “human rights” was mentioned seven times in the UN's founding Charter, making the promotion and protection of human rights a key purpose and guiding principle of the Organization. In 1948, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights brought human rights into the realm of international law..
Human rights have been significantly elevated and are now advanced as a foundational part of USAID’s development analysis and programming. The 2013 USAID Democracy, Human Rights and Governance strategy includes human rights as a stand-alone development objective and organizes the work into overarching streams.
1. Asserting access to basic services for everyone and countering discrimination that may prohibit access to those services..
2. Advancing civil and political rights, particularly in closed or closing spaces, through DRG sector programming..
Environment-building emphasizes strengthening the domestic laws and policies, institutions, and actors that help safeguard against abuses.
Strengthening the capacity of human rights defenders and National Human Rights Institutions.
Advocating for institutional safeguards that prevent development efforts from violating the rights of the poor, vulnerable populations, indigenous peoples, and others
What JANSEWAK we can do
When ever we see voilations of human rights , we must provide all types of support so help the victims. But some people and organisations are misusing this shield for their narrow political aims. SO BE FAIR & ALERT