8 Examples of Human Rights That Aren’t Universal—But Should Be

Human rights protect people against different types of abuse. In other words, human rights are actually satisfying our basic needs. Check out 8 examples of human rights that aren’t universal, but should be.

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Right to own property

According to Article 17 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, everyone has the right to own property. Unfortunately, that doesn’t always happen in practice. For example, in Uganda, a combination of factors—including colonial legacies, border disputes, and illegal evictions—means that not everyone is afforded the right to own property.

This is especially true for women, who own between five and 26 percent of the registered land in the country and are routinely displaced from their own property.

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