What do you think of when you hear the word harassment? In today’s business environment, workplace harassment can have far-reaching negative effects on your employees and your company as a whole – but how do you know if your company has fallen victim to harassment? How can you tell the difference between sexual harassment, racial harassment, and other types of workplace … [Read more...] about What Types Of Workplace Harassment That Can Put Your Business At Danger?
What Types Of Workplace Harassment That Can Put Your Business At Danger?
Human Rights Day was first declared by the United Nations in 1950, and it has been celebrated every year since then on December 10th. It provides an opportunity to reflect on the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the charter of rights and freedoms adopted by the UN General Assembly in 1948 and now considered by many to be the most translated document in the world. But what … [Read more...] about What is Human Rights Day and Why Do We Celebrate It
The United Nations’ 1948 Declaration of Human Rights lists basic human rights that every person on the planet should have access to, including the right to life, liberty, and security of person, freedom from slavery and torture, freedom of thought, conscience, and religion, freedom from discrimination and more. These basic human rights are the standards by which human rights … [Read more...] about What Basic Human Rights Are Mentioned in the Declaration?
International Court of Justice (ICJ) is the principal judicial organ of the U.N. The ICJ was established in June 1945 by the United Nations Charter and began operations in April 1946. The court sits in The Hague, Netherlands, and has jurisdiction over disputes brought by states and unilateral declarations made by states; it does not deal with disputes between states and … [Read more...] about The Role, Powers, and Functions of the International Court of Justice
The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) was created in 1950 and made up of judges from different European countries, including the UK. The ECHR’s main purpose is to ensure that governments within the European Union (EU) comply with the European Convention on Human Rights, which was drafted after World War II to end the systematic torture and murder of innocent civilians. Over … [Read more...] about The Impact of the European Court of Human Rights on the UK