Essay The Issue Of Human Rights

1079 Words Oct 17th, 2015 5 Pages
Human rights are basic rights that belong to everyone, regardless of gender, sexuality, national origin, etc. But, around the world, countries have been abusing these rights by taking them away from people. In China and in Russia, these violations take place everyday. This includes sexual orientation, gender identity, women’s rights, and freedom of assembly issues.
China
In China, there is a population of 1,355,692,576 based off the data count in July 2014 (China Demographics). The birth rate is around 12.7 births for every 1,000 people, and the death rate is around 7.44 for the same amount of population. The life expectancy is around 75.15 years (China Demographics). China is the third largest country in the world, being 3,705,406 square miles. China’s territories are made up of large islands; and the most important island is Hainan, and it 's location is off of the south coast (Location). This island is important because of Hainan’s location, it plays a large role in the economy and national defense systems in China. Hainan controls the communications of South China in the coastal region, because it is a strategic passage for the south from the fast travel speed (hainan). The leadership of China is under Xi Jinping (BBC News).
Sexual Orientation and Gender identity is an important role in today’s society because it allows people to express themselves and to show who they are inside and out. In China, there has been many cases of these rights being violated. Today,…

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