On which date the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) was adopted by the United Nations General Assembly:

On which date the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) was adopted by the United Nations General Assembly:
[A]1 December 1948
[B]10 December 1948
[C]1 December 1956
[D]10 December 1956

10 December 1948
Human Rights Day is celebrated annually across the world on 10 December. The date was chosen to honor the United Nations General Assembly’s adoption and proclamation, on 10 December 1948, of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR), the first global enunciation of human rights and one of the first major achievements of the new United Nations. This year the objective of the human rights day is to highlight the rights of all people, including women, minorities, persons with disabilities and marginalised people as well as to make their voices heard in decision making processes.

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