It means a lot of things to me, as today I also celebrate this day.
Everyone has the right to a standard of living adequate for the health and well-being of himself and of his family, including food, clothing, housing medical care and necessary social services. The right to security in the event of unemployment, sickness, and disability in circumstances beyond his control.
Motherhood and childhood are entities to special care and assistance. All children, whether born in a married couple or out of wedlock, shall enjoy the same special protection.
Everyone has the right to be educated. Education shall be free, at least in the elementary and fundamental stages. Elementary education shall be compulsory. Technical and professional education shall be made generally available, and higher education shall be equally accessible to all on basis of merit.
Education shall be directed to the full development of the human personality and to the strengthening of respect for human rights and fundamental freedom. It shall promote understanding, tolerance, and friendship among all nationalities, racial, or religious groups, and shall further the activities of the united Nation for the maintenance of peace.
Everyone is entitled to a social and international order in which the rights and freedoms set forth in this declaration can be fully realized. Everyone has duties to the community in which alone the free and full development of his personality is possible. In the exercise of his rights and freedoms, everyone shall be subject only to such limitations as are determined by law solely for the purpose of securing recognition and respect.
Everyone has the right to freedom of thought, conscience, and religion; this right includes freedom to change his religion or belief, and freedom, either alone or community with others, and in public or private to manifest his religion or belief in teaching, practice, worship, and observance.
Everyone has the right to freedom of opinion and expression. This right includes freedom to hold opinions without interference and to read, receive, and impart information and ideas through any media and regardless of barriers. Everyone has the right to freedom of peaceful assembly and association.
Everyone has the right to take part in the government of his country, directly or through freely chosen representatives. The right to equal access to public service in his country. The will of the people shall be the basis of the authority of government. This will shall be expressed in periodic and community elections, which shall be by universal and equal suffrage and shall be held by secret vote or by equivalent free voting procedures. We are all born free and equal. Everyone has the right to feel free .We also have the right to be equal. Everyone has the right to feel free wherever you go no matter if you are rich or poor.
We are now have freedom. Have you ever just sat back and imagined how tough it was for slave in the early 1970’s? They were not able to do anything without permission, including taking a shower or using a toilet.