Cultural Rights Law and Legal Definition
Cultural rights are the rights that are vested in groups of people in relation to their art and culture. It means the right to preserve and develop one’s cultural identity, as well as the right to protect endangered cultures. Cultural rights are human rights that guarantee people and communities the freedom to access and participate in the culture of their choice. Cultural rights mainly aim at ensuring enjoyment of a culture and its components in conditions of equality, human dignity, and non-discrimination.