Health

In the area of health there are a number of rights that should be respected. At the centre is the right to the highest attainable standard of health, which is protected by a number of treaties.

Rights Engaged

Right to health
  • ESC, Art 11
  • ICESCR, Art 12
  • UNCEDAW, Art 12
  • UNCRPD, Art 25
  • UNCRC, Art 24

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Right to private and family life
  • ECHR/HRA, Art 8
  • ICCPR, Art 17
  • UNCRPD, Arts 22, 23, 31
  • UNCRC, Art 16

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Right to life
  • ECHR/HRA, Art 2
  • ECHR, Prot 13 Art 1
  • ICCPR, Art 6
  • UNCRPD, Art 10

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Freedom from torture or cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment
  • ECHR/HRA, Art 3
  • ICCPR, Art 7
  • UNCAT
  • UNCRPD, Art 15
  • UNCRC, Art 37

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Right to Rehabilitation
  • UNCRPD, Art 26
Right to healthy working conditions
  • ESC, Art 3
  • ICESCR, Art 7
  • UNCEDAW, Art 11
  • UNCRPD, Art 27