The UNESCO Courier, October-December 2018
  • E-ISSN: 22202293


How can individual rights be reconciled while respecting the cultural sensibilities of different human groups? For the American anthropologist, Melville J. Herskovits (1895-1963), this is the main difficulty facing the formulation of a world declaration of human rights. He elaborates on this dilemma in this excerpt from the text with the title "Statement on Human Rights", which he sent to UNESCO in 1947.

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