How has the UN Charter dealt with the problem of Human Rights?

Though a separate Charter is not made on Human Rights in the UN Charter the specific mention of Human Rights has been made at various places. Article 1 of the UN Charter proclaims ‘United Nations’ is to achieve international co-operation in promoting and encouraging respect for Human Rights and for fundamental freedoms for all without distinction as to race, sex, language or religion.’


Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Human rights refer to freedoms and rights which should be available to all human beings irrespective of their caste, class, gender, and religion. These rights include the right to life, the right to freedom of speech and expression, the right to equality, the right to education, etc. Read more

The High Courts and Subordinate Courts

The Constitution of India has provided for a High Court for each state. However, there may be one High Court for two states or union territories. This depends on the area and the population of the state or union territory. There are 21 High Courts in India. Delhi is the only union territory that has a High Court of its own. Read more

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