The Universal Declaration of Human Rights was adapted after the end of World War II. It was adapted by the United Nation General Assembly in Paris in 1948. The Universal Declaration of Human Rights was created to help get rid of the negativity of the war and protect everyones natural rights. It was also called the international Magna Carta UDHR and was formed by 18 UN members from different political backgrounds, cultures and religious. It said: “Man’s desire for peace lies behind this Declaration. The realization that the flagrant violation of human rights by Nazi and Fascist countries sowed the seeds of the last world war has supplied the impetus for the work which brings us to the moment of achievement here today." In this Declaration there are30 different articles, all covoring a different part of our natural rights. The following information is all about the history and the current involvement of the 23rd article in our lives today. Article 23 is the right to work and says:
- Everyone has the right to work, to free choice of employment, to just and favourable conditions of work and to protection against unemployment.
- Everyone, without any discrimination, has the right to equal pay for equal work.
- Everyone who works has the right to just and favourable remuneration ensuring for himself and his family an existence worthy of human dignity, and supplemented, if necessary, by other means of social protection.
- Everyone has the right to form and to join trade unions for the protection of his interests