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U.N. Commission on Human Rights Begins Discussion of International Bill of Rights

The United Nations Commission on Human Rights today began discussion of the safeguards to be included in the proposed International Bill of Rights.

A draft of the bill will be prepared by a special sub-committee of which Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt is chairman. Among the types of rights which will be included in the draft are: Statue of equality, without distinction as to race, sex, language, religion, professed belief, color, class, citizenship, civil status, health, birth, culture, other reasons, and prohibition of discrimination on the above-mentioned grounds. The bill will be submitted to the Commission on Human Rights at its second session later this year.

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