The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) is one of the most translated documents in the world. Its promotion of freedom, justice and peace provides a set of standards that were adopted by the United Nations General Assembly and with the support of forty-eight countries. Despite this doctrine of international values, indigenous societies often resist attempts to implement such law when it threatens to constrain traditional norms that are deeply embedded into the realm of cultural identity.
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"Universal Human Rights vs. Traditional Rights,"
Human Rights & Human Welfare: Vol. 9:
1, Article 57.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.du.edu/hrhw/vol9/iss1/57
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