The Right to Respect for Private and Family Life


Relevant human rights treaties

Article 18 African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights

Article 10 African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child

Article 11 American Convention on Human Rights

Articles 8 and 12 and Protocol 7 to the European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms

Articles 17 and 23 International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights

Articles 10 and 16 Convention on the Rights of the Child

Article 14 Convention on the Protection of the Rights of Migrant Workers and Members of their Families

Other relevant instruments

Articles 12 and 16 Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Article 5 American Declaration of the Rights and Duties of Man

Icelandic Human Rights Centre

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