Human Capital or Human Being?


Die Menschenrechte

Los Derechos Humanos

Human Rights

Les Droits Humains

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uThe Right to Life uProhibition of Discrimination uThe Right to Food uThe Right to Health uThe Right to Housing uThe Protection of Private Life uThe Right for Freedom of Thought, Believe and Religion uThe Right for Free Education uThe Right for Work uThe Right for Protection of Private Property u The Right for a Fair Trial and Prohibition of Torture uPolitical Rights and Freedom of Expression uThe Rights of Regfugees

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To work is important to defeat poverty and to earn sufficiently to be able to adequately subsidise vital necessesities. However, many human beings are obligated to work in inhumane conditions and in exploitation in order to be able to cover their material needs. Human rights prohibit forced labour in any form, traditional or modern. Human rights prohibit slavery and economic exploitation of children. They guarantee access to the job market to all, demand fair work conditions even in private labor relations and they allow the right of workers to join unions.

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