Submission to the High-level Working Group on Health & Human Rights of Women, Children & Adolescents

A raft of international human rights standards address children’s health-care rights. However, a failure to assert children’s rights consistently in matters of consent relating to all therapeutic and non-therapeutic interventions perpetuates violations of these rights. This submission focuses on those areas of children’s health-care rights that have yet to be comprehensively addressed, and the mechanisms needed to enforce them.


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