1 We are all born free. We all have our own thoughts and ideas. We should all be treated in the same way.
2 These rights belong to everybody.
3 We all have the right to life.
4 Nobody has any right to make us a slave.
5 Nobody has any right to hurt us or to torture us.
6 We all have the same right to use the law.
7 The law is the same for everyone.
8 We can all ask for the law to help us when we are not treated fairly.
9 Nobody has the right to put us in prison without a good reason or send us away from our country.
10 Accused people have the right to a fair and public trial.
11 Nobody should be blamed for doing something until it has been proved that they did it.
12 Nobody should try to harm our good name or come into our home without a very good reason.
13 We all have the right to go where we want to in our own country and to travel abroad as we wish.
14 If we are frightened of being badly treated we have the right to run away to another country.
15 We all have the right to belong to a country.
16 Every grown up has the right to marry and have a family if they want to.
17 Everyone has the right to own things or share them.
18 We all have the right to believe in what we want to believe.
19 We all have the right to make up our own minds.
20 We all have the right to meet our friends and to work together in peace to defend our rights.
21 We all have the right to take part in the government of our country.
22 We all have the right to a home, to have enough money to live on and medical help if we are ill..
23 Every grown up has the right to a job, to get a fair wage for their work and to join a trade union.
24 We all have the right to rest from work and relax.
25 We all have the right to a good life, with enough food, clothing, housing, and healthcare.
26 We all have the right to an education, and to finish primary school, which should be free.
27 We all have the right to our own way of life, and to enjoy the good things that science and learning bring.
28 We have a right to peace and order so we can all enjoy rights and freedoms over the world,
29 We have a duty to other people, and we should protect their rights and freedoms.
30 Nobody can take away these rights and freedoms from us.
Produced by United Nations Association Coventry