are the basic rights that apply to all individuals universally.
They play a primary role in protecting and empowering individuals
in a just manner free from discrimination. According to the
Australian Human rights commission, Human rights recognise the
inherent value of each person, regardless of background, where we
live, what we look like, what we think or what we believe, (Team,
2016). The Universal Declaration of
Rightsis a document that was established on December 10 1948
which outlines all 30 articles that have been recognised as
fundamental human rights.
State sovereignty is the concept that a states government has absolute authority of its population and domestic affairs, without the interference of other states. show more content
An example of a human rights issue that has been heavily impacted by state sovereignty is slavery. Despite misconceptions of slavery being eradicated, modern day slavery still exists today and it is believed that over 30 million individuals are enslaved throughout the world. As highlighted in the video clip Modern Slavery- Human Trafficking, There are more slaves today than at any other time in history, (unknown, 2008). It is one of the fastest growing crimes in the world, occurring in every nation state and involves the exploitation of an individual through the forms of forced labour, prostitution, debt slavery and child soldiers. In regards to slavery, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights states in Article 4, No one shall be held in slavery or servitude; slavery and the slave trade shall be prohibited in all their forms. (Assembly, show more content
However, Australia has been working towards resolving this issue which is discussed in the Sydney Morning Herald article, Migrant crisis: Australia to launch anti-human trafficking and slavery strategy. In this article it is revealed by Foreign Minister Julie Bishop that a new strategy is being implemented to put an end to trafficking and slavery in Australia. As discussed by the Julie Bishop, Australia will be launching a strategy relating to human trafficking and slavery working with governments and the private sector to counter this terrible trade in human beings.This article shows the response Australia has made to create a solution and is therefore a positive example of state sovereignty promoting and enforcing rights domestically. (Topsfield,
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