Human Rights Issues
An index of tropes relating to human rights - violations of them, or struggle for them.
- Culture Justifies Anything: Every human being has human rights as an individual - rights that are not nullified by the concept of cultural rights. This dissonance is what makes "Culture Justifies Anything" a trope.
- Fantastic Racism: Issues of racism and similar handled through metaphor.
- Final Solution: Genocide, often considered the ultimate violation of human rights.
- Humans Kill Wantonly: Humanity defined by its disregard for human rights.
- Inhumanable Alien Rights: Humans denying aliens or magical creatures their human rights, based on them being something else than human.
- Living Is More Than Surviving: There are things beyond basic human needs that makes a life, among them being, well, their rights.
- Marital Rape License: A human rights violation still accepted in some places.
- Obligatory War Crime Scene: Human rights violations during war.
- Old Man Marrying a Child: Violates the right of the child.
- Pride Parade: Marching for the rights of minorities and to celebrate sexual diversity and gender diversity.
- Super Human Trafficking: People trafficking, with super powered people.
- Totally Eighteen: Human Rights policies defining "child" as "anyone younger than 18" is one of the underlying reasons for why this trope (with 18 being the exact number) has become so universal over the last few decades.
- Wants a Prize for Basic Decency: Abstaining from violating human rights seen as something special rather than a requirement.
- What Measure Is a Non-Human?: How to define the "human" aspect of "human rights"?
- Would Be Rude to Say "Genocide": One of the reasons why struggle for human rights is important.
- Zombie Advocate: Fighting for the human rights of monsters or similar.