The right to health is vital to the enjoyment of all other human rights, and is fundamental to a child’s ability to grow, learn and develop to the best of their potential. But the right to health means more than the bare bones of survival. Below is a collection of resources dedicated to debating this issue, and you can find more on our health and welfare page.
- CRIN's submission to the high level working group on health, human rights of women, children and adolescents (November 2016). This addresses issues of consent.
- CRIN's submission to OHCHR for a 2017 report on mental health and human rights.
- CRIN's submission to the OHCHR Study on children’s right to health for the 2013 Human Rights Council Annual Day on the Rights of the Child.
- Children's rights and euthanasia.
- The overdiagnosis and overmedication of children diagnosed with ADHD.
- Children’s rights and the pharmaceutical industry.
- Children’s rights and drug use - namely the provision of harm reduction services.
- Children's rights and HIV and AIDS.