‘Dignity’ is the feeling that you and I are the only one in the world as well as the feeling that we are all irreplaceable and precious human beings. Therefore, ‘my’ dignity is also connected to others’ dignity. However, are we all respected and dignified properly in our society?
- Book Intro
Let’s Shout Out ‘Dignity’
‘The Universal Declaration of Human Rights’ is a declaration consisting of 30 clauses about the dignity and rights of all human beings. People have made the declaration to reflect on themselves about the two World Wars and the Holocaust in 1948. Kim Eun Ha, the writer, recreated the Universal Declaration of Human Rights with specific words of our times, and Yoon Ye Ji, the illustrator, included her unique sentiments and abundant interpretations to express diverse ideas about dignity. Readers can confirm whether our dignity is well respected through this book. Furthermore, the writer suggests we deeply consider what the Declaration of Human Rights is for and us and cry out loud for our own dignity altogether.
- About the Author
Kim Eun Ha
(Japanese) 日常を想像で紡いで絵を描くイラストレーター。アラン・ド・ボトンの『私たちは愛だろうか』、ロアルド・ダールの『味』などの表紙や『生中継クジラの戦い』、『カタツムリの城』、『フェイク日記』などに絵を描き、絵本『Peanutborough Cucumberland』を出版した。