However, while some countries have achieved great milestones in ensuring effective practice of human rights, others are still lagging behind, with serious crimes being reported against innocent people. The United Nations has on several occasions risen to the occasion to enhance the practice of human rights in these countries in order to ensure that all people, irrespective of their social standing in the society are treated fairly in a deserving manner.
Human rights refer to norms and moral principles, which describe effective standards, expected from human behavior and are often protected as essential legal rights in the national as well as international law. Human rights are essentially referred to as fundamental rights that are inalienable, where an individual is said to be inherently entitled to since they are human beings. These rights are supposed to be accorded to all people irrespective of their language, location, nation, ethnic origin or any other kind of status. These rights are expected to be applied at all times everywhere because they are universal and egalitarian because they are meant for all people. This paper examines the concept of human rights as practiced in the developing countries, focusing on the efforts being made to ensure its effective practice.
It is important to realize that the human rights doctrine has become very influential as far as international law is concerned. The actions of non-governmental organisations and states form the foundation of public policies across the world. The concepts of human rights explain that when the public discussion of peacetime global community can be regarded as having a universal moral language, which is human rights. The strong assertions of the particular doctrine relating to human rights has continued to provoke substantial skepticism and wide debates over its content, justifications and nature of human rights to the present day.
The specific meaning of right remains controversial,