Are Human Rights Universal or Relative to Culture?

  • What is the theory of universalism?

  • What is the theory of relativism?

  • What do universalists believe about human rights?

  • What do relativists believe about human rights?

 

We will explore these questions through a video and some individual case studies. 

 

  • Warm Up

  • Human Rights and Culture Video

  • "Debating Human Rights - Universal or Relative to Culture?" Reading and Study Guide

 
Development Education
"Debating Human Rights - universal or relative to culture?"
Reading and Study Guide