In this post I would like to share with you an essay I wrote in the Human Rights class I attended a few months ago- here is s synopsis
The essay considers whether human rights are a western idea or are capable of transcending culture through a case study of the of human rights of gay people in Uganda in the light of the anti-homosexuality bill. It sets out the situation in Uganda in great detail, specifically the current law on homosexuality in Uganda, the proposed anti homosexuality bill. The essay considers relevant philosophical arguments for and against human rights including the African understanding of humanism and concludes with a question, who is responsible for ensuring human rights for all.
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