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Descriptor in English: Human Rights
Descriptor in Spanish: Derechos Humanos
Descriptor in Portuguese: Direitos Humanos
Descriptor in French: Droits de l'homme
Entry term(s): Collective Human Rights
Equal Rights
Human Right
Human Rights of Indians
Human Rights of Indigenous Peoples
Human Rights of Indigenous Populations
Human Rights, Collective
Human Rights, Indigenous
Indian Rights
Indigenous Human Rights
Indigenous Peoples Rights
Linguistic Rights
Peoples Rights
Peoples' Rights
Right to Benefit from Natural Resources
Right to Decent Housing
Right to Development
Right to Environmental Quality
Right to Housing
Right to Housing and Shelter
Right to Live in Peace
Right to Natural Resources Control
Right to Self-Determination
Right to Shelter
Right, Human
Rights of Indigenous Peoples
Rights of Indigenous Populations
Rights of Peoples
Rights, Collective Human
Rights, Equal
Rights, Human
Rights, Linguistic
Tree number(s): I01.880.604.473
N03.706.437
SP3.001.005.010.010.010
SP9.020
Scope note: The right of the individual to cultural, social, economic, and educational opportunities as provided by society, e.g., right to work, right to education, and right to social security.
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ED education
HI history
IN injuries
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
PX psychology
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
History Note: 73
See also the descriptors: Civil Rights MeSH
Cultural Rights DeCS
Environmental Quality DeCS
Human Rights Abuses MeSH
Women's Rights MeSH
DeCS UI: 6958
Descriptor UI: D006806
Date Established: 1973/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2019/07/05
Human Rights - Preferred
Concept UI M0010649
Scope note The right of the individual to cultural, social, economic, and educational opportunities as provided by society, e.g., right to work, right to education, and right to social security.
Preferred term Human Rights
Entry term(s) Human Right
Right, Human
Rights, Human
Equal Rights - Broader
Concept UI M000597328
Preferred term Equal Rights
Entry term(s) Rights, Equal
Collective Human Rights - Narrower
Concept UI M000645196
Scope note Right of peoples to self-determination and the rights to be and to live in community with other members of one's own group. The rights of communities, ranging from the family unit to the entire human community, and including national, religious, linguistic and cultural communities, taking special account of minorities, and indigenous populations.
Preferred term Collective Human Rights
Entry term(s) Human Rights, Collective
Peoples Rights
Peoples' Rights
Right to Benefit from Natural Resources
Right to Development
Right to Environmental Quality
Right to Live in Peace
Right to Natural Resources Control
Right to Self-Determination
Rights of Peoples
Rights, Collective Human
Linguistic Rights - Narrower
Concept UI M000646305
Scope note The human and civil rights concerning the individual and collective right to choose the language or languages for communication in a private or public atmosphere.
Preferred term Linguistic Rights
Entry term(s) Rights, Linguistic
Rights of Indigenous Peoples - Narrower
Concept UI M000646308
Scope note Those rights that exist in recognition of the specific condition of indigenous peoples. This includes not only the most basic human rights of physical survival and integrity, but also the preservation of their land, language, religion, and other elements of cultural heritage that are a part of their existence as a people.
Preferred term Rights of Indigenous Peoples
Entry term(s) Human Rights of Indians
Human Rights of Indigenous Peoples
Human Rights of Indigenous Populations
Human Rights, Indigenous
Indian Rights
Indigenous Human Rights
Indigenous Peoples Rights
Rights of Indigenous Populations
Right to Housing and Shelter - Narrower
Concept UI M000646446
Scope note The economic, social and cultural right to adequate housing and shelter.
Preferred term Right to Housing and Shelter
Entry term(s) Right to Decent Housing
Right to Housing
Right to Shelter



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