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Human rights definition

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A framework of ideas that show the rights inherent to all human beings without discrimination

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Norms definition

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rules or expectations of behavior and thoughts based on shared beliefs within a specific cultural or social group.

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Intervention definition

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when a third party involves itself to actively prevent the violations of human rights and persecution of people in another country

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Geopolitics

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Politics, especially international relations, which is influenced by physical factors

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Child rights based approach: the 7 principles

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Dignity
Participation (giving a voice to those subjected to human rights abuses)
Life, survival and development
Non discrimination
Transparency and accountability
Best interests
Independence and indivisibility

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Declaration definition

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Agreements which are often accepted but not legally binding

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Convention definition

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An agreement between different states where the outcome is legally binding and part of international law

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Singing a treaty definition

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Singing shows an intent by a state to comply with the agreement

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Ratify a treaty

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When a state consents to being legacy bound to that treaty and creates legislation to enforce these laws

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Infant mortality

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The annual number of deaths of infants under the age of 1 per 1000 live births

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Infant mortality in 2020

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Somalia 94.8
Niger 81.1
Norway 2.5
Japan 2.0