Eleanor Roosevelt – Human Rights Leader
Eleanor Roosevelt was the wife of President Franklin D. Roosevelt. She was a very active first lady and she worked all of her life for human rights – fair treatment for everyone. President Roosevelt had polio and Eleanor helped him and made many fact–finding trips for him.
Eleanor Roosevelt was appointed a delegate to the United Nations. She helped draft and pass the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Eleanor worked very hard to get all countries to support the declaration. The declaration states all persons are born free and equal in dignity.
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