Relevant human rights treaties
Article 16 African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights.
Articles 10 and 11 American Convention on Human Rights: Additional Protocol (San Salvador Protocol).
Article 11 European Social Charter.
Article 12 International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights.
Article 12 and 14 (2)(b) International Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women.
Article 5 International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination.
Article 24 Convention on the Rights of the Child.
Article 28 Convention on the Protection of the Rights of Migrant Workers and Members of their Families.
Other relevant instruments and documents
Article 25 Universal Declaration on Human Rights.
Article 11 American Declaration of the Rights and Duties of Man.
General Comment 14, adopted by the Economic, Social and Cultural Rights Committee, Twenty-second session, 2000.
General Recommendation 24, adopted by the Committee on International Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women, Twentieth session, 1999.
Declaration on the Protection of Women and Children in Emergency and Armed Conflict, proclaimed by General Assembly resolution 3318(XXIX) of 14 December 1974.
Standard Minimum Rules for the Treatment of Prisoners, adopted by the First United Nations Congress on the Prevention of Crime and the Treatment of Offenders, held at Geneva in 1955, and approved by the Economic and Social Council by its resolution 663 C (XXIV) of 31 July 1957 and 2076 (LXII) of 13 May 1977.
Body of Principles for the Protection of All Persons Under Any Form of Detention or Imprisonment, Adopted by General Assembly resolution 43/173 of 9 December 1988.
Declaration on the Rights of Mentally Retarded Persons, proclaimed by General Assembly resolution 2856 (XXVI) of 20 December 1971.
Declaration on the Rights of Disabled Persons, proclaimed by General Assembly resolution 3447 (XXX) of 9 December 1975.
International Guidelines on HIV/AIDS and Human Rights, proclaimed by Commission on Human Rights resolution 1997/33 of 1997.
Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Dignity of the Human Being with Disability with regard to the Application of Biology and Medicine (Convention on Human Rights and Biomedicine)
Convention on Human Rights and Biomedicine (CoE)
Declaration of Alma-Ata on Primary Health Care
Maternity Protection (ILO 103)
Medical Care and Sickness Benefits (ILO 130)