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Right to health and well-being

The right to health and well-being is enshrined in Article 25 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

In cases of violations of this human right (explained here),

All persons may turn to the these organs/institutions:

Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

Special Rapporteur on the right of everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health

Children under 18 years may turn to:

Committee on the Rights of the Child

Women may turn to:

Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women

Migrants may turn to:

Special Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants

Indigenous people may turn to:

Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous people

Persons being in an African country may turn to:

African Commission or Court on Human Rights and Peoples’ Rights

Last change: 16.09.11 - 10:37