Citizens

Their Rights & Public Services

Muhammad Juanid Akram

Citizen

A citizen is a participatory member of a political community. Citizenship is gained by meeting the legal requirements of a national, state, or local government. A nation grants certain rights and privileges to its citizens. In return, citizens are expected to obey their country's laws and defend it against its enemies.

A citizen is a person who is a member of a particular country and who has rights because of being born there or because of being given rights.

Citizenship

Citizenship is the status of a person recognized under the custom or low as being a member of a country. A person may have multiple citizenship and a person who does not have citizenship of any state is said to be stateless.

Individual rights

The liberty of each person to live their life without interference from other individuals or the government.

http://www.learningtogive.org/resources/individual-rights-and-community-responsibilities

British values

  • Democracy- People in the UK can vote for the people who make laws and describe how the country is run. If we didn't have democracy and also is a system of government in which all eligible citizens vote on representatives to pass laws for them.



  • The rule of law- the principle that all people and institutions are subject to and accountable to law that is fairly applied and enforced.



  • Individual liberty- means we can live as we want, have our own beliefs and own opinions, as long as we do not break the law.



  • Mutual respect- We might not always agree on the same thing like our beliefs and understanding with other people, but we still try to show respect for their thoughts and feelings. If we give respect to others we can expect them to show the same.

Human Rights Act

Acording to the web page " http://www.equalityhumanrights.com/en/human-rights/what-are-human-rights " Human rights are: Human rights are the cornerstone of a democratic and fair society, providing the rule book for governments and how they should treat us. In this way human rights provide a vital safety-net for us all, setting out the basic minimums that everyone should have simply because we are human.

The human rights 1998


  • The right to life- protects everyone by law.
  • Prohibition of torture and inhuman treatment- no one should experience torture in an inhuman way no matter how bad the situation is.
  • Protection against slavery and forced labour- no one should be forced to work and become a slave.
  • The right to liberty and freedom- everyone has the right to be free and the government can only imprison people with hard evidence and a good reason.
  • The right to fair trail and no punishment without law- everyone is innocent until proven guilty.
  • Respect for privacy and family life and the right to marry- protects against unnecessary surveillance introduction. Also everyone has the right to marry and raise a family.
  • Freedom of thought, religion and belief- everyone has the right to believe whatever they want and practice religion.

Good Citizen

To be a good citizen, you need to be involved in your community. to involve with community you should do volunteer work for the community and also care about the community.

Be a good to neighbour

If you are good to your neighbor and give them respect then you'll get respect from them and their is less problems and you'll make your life comfortable and also life of your neighbor as well. Respect each other is very important in the public service because people trust on the public services.

protect the environment

you can help to protect the environment by not using the your car to short journeys try to go by walk or use the cycle. Don't drop any rubbish on streets and on the roads.

Treat people equal

You must treat people equally and doesn't not meter what religions they are, what color they and which country they from you should respect them and treat them equal because in the public service they are looking for people who respect each other and look after each other.

Vote

A good citizen always vote on leaders and do not waste the vote because they know how is important to them vote. Also persuade people to vote who never votes and tell to them how much important is them to vote because when you applying for public service on your on interview on of the question they ask yo is do you vote if you don't vote you may fail the interview and never get job in public service,

in the public service they look people how vote and how know about the law

Being polite

Being polite is a good quality. In most of the public services you will have to deal with civilians.

Caring about others

Another good quality that public services look for is caring about others. This is an important quality because in many public services you will have to work in team with different people. If they get in any trouble or they need any help, you can go and help them. This will also improve your teamwork skills which is an essential need in any public service.