Protected Main Rights of the ICESCR

The International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights protects numerous fundamental rights, among them:

  • Right to work (Articles 6 and 7)
  • Right to form trade unions and to join the trade union of his choice (Article 8) 
  • Right to social security, including social insurance (Article 9);
  • Protection of children and the family (Article 10);
  • Right to an adequate standard of living (Article 11); 
  • Right to health (Article 12);
  • Right to education (Article 13);
  • Right to take part in cultural life, to enjoy the benefits of scientific progress and the right to intellectual property (Article 15).

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