International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Law | India | Volume 12 Issue 11, November 2023


The Evolution and Impact of Human Rights: From Ancient Origins to Modern Challenges

Dr. Navjeet Sidhu Kundal


Abstract: This comprehensive article traces the historical trajectory of human rights, from their ancient origins in the Hammurabi Code and Cyrus the Greats Charter to their modern manifestations. It explores the philosophical foundations provided by Greek philosophers and the development of human rights instruments such as the Magna Carta, the English Bill of Rights, and the American Declaration of Independence. The article also delves into the institutional developments that led to the establishment of human rights norms within the United Nations system. Furthermore, it discusses the challenges posed by technological advancements and globalization to the protection of human rights. Ultimately, the article emphasizes the importance of upholding human rights as a fundamental aspect of global stability and development.


Keywords: Human Rights, Evolution of Human Rights, Human Rights Instruments, Magna Carta, United Nations, Challenges


Edition: Volume 12 Issue 11, November 2023,


Pages: 1324 - 1328


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