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Human Rights Vocabulary

Endowed
To freely or naturally provide (someone or
something) with something.
Conscience
The part of the mind that makes you aware
of your actions as being either morally
right or wrong.
Inalienable
Impossible to take away or give up.

Fundamental
The basic structure or function of something.

Uphold
To s uppor t or de fe nd
(s ome th ing, such as a law).

To judge ( a le gal d e cisio n) to be


corre ct /to de cid e not to ch ange ( a v erdict) .
Promote
To help (something) happen, develop,
or increase

To change the rank or position of


(someone) to a higher or more important one.

Protect
To keep (someone or something)
from being harmed, lost, etc.
Charter
A document that describes the basic laws,
principles, etc., of a group.

Dignity
The quality of being worthy of honor or respect.

Articulate
Clearly expressed and easily understood.