Women Who Shaped the Universal Declaration on Human Rights

Women who shaped the Universial Declaration Blog picture 1

If you could go back in time to 1945 when;

  • The USS Indianapolis was sunk by Japanese Submarine and
  • Nuclear Bombs were dropped on Hiroshima and
  • Nagasaki Japan surrender on August 14th ( V-J Day ) and
  • Adolf Hitler and his wife of one day, Eva Braun, committed suicide and
  • War In Europe Ends May 7th ( V-E Day ) and
  • German Concentration Camps were liberated

You would also see that according to government policies and social rules women in developed countries were expected to be caring mothers, hard-working homemakers, and obedient wives. Modern mothers, as they were called, couldn’t have friends, jobs, or anything that would distract them from their duties from the house and family”. Women’s Roles in the 1950s

You may then wonder what could possibly bring a woman from the United States, a woman from Pakistan, a woman from the Dominican Republic, a woman from Denmark, a woman from France, a woman from USSR and 2 women from India together.

The answer is the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.  Click on this link to learn about the women who shaped this important document. Women who shaped the Universal Declaration