human rights act.


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human rights act.
  1. advantages
    1. Guarantees certain freedoms
      1. better economy and overall well-being
        1. promote social justice
          1. If your human rights are taken from you, you're stuck at the mercy of someone else
            1. human rights are accessible by all humanity, regardless of nationality or citizenship
              1. improve delivery of public services
                1. challenge poor treatment and negotiate improvements to services that are provided
                  1. Human rights have a wide application they address people's life experiences in a range of circumstances
                    1. Human rights offer a vision of equality which can protect people from ill-treatment
                      1. based on an anti-discrimination framework
                      2. a right which is believed to belong to every person.
                        1. dissadvantages
                          1. uneducated or little educated people might misinterpret their rights
                            1. they are almost impossible to police
                              1. poor countries depend on working children to eat and survive
                                1. change is needed to protect our security and freedom more effectively.
                                  1. more awareness needs to be drawn especially in developing countries
                                    1. Act is frequently misunderstood and misrepresented.
                                  2. rights
                                    1. The right to life – protects your life, by law. The state is required to investigate suspicious deaths
                                      1. fair trial and no punishment without law - you are innocent until proven guilty. If accused of a crime, you have the right to hear the evidence against you, in a court of law
                                        1. Respect for privacy and the right to marry – protects against unnecessary surveillance or intrusion into your life. Gives the right to marry and raise a family
                                          1. No discrimination – everyone’s rights are equal. should not be treated unfairly because of your gender, race, sexuality, or age
                                            1. rest&leisure - should not be treated like a slave/forced labour
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