Nutrition and Human rights


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The right to adequate food

01/03/2010 - This Fact Sheet explains what the right to adequate food is, illustrates its implications for specific individuals and groups, and elaborates upon State parties’ obligations with respect to this [...]

The Right to Food in the context of HIV/AIDS

15/03/2009 - Right to Food Studies is a series of articles and reports on right to food related issues of contemporary interest in the areas of policy, legislation, agriculture, rural development, biodiversity, [...]

The Right to Food and Access to Natural Resources

15/03/2009 - Right to Food Studies are a series of articles and reports on right to food related issues of contemporary interest in the areas of policy, legislation, agriculture, rural development, biodiversity, [...]

The right to food and access to justice

15/03/2009 - Right to Food Studies are a series of articles and reports on right to food related issues of contemporary interest in the areas of policy, legislation, agriculture, rural development, biodiversity, [...]

The right to adequate food and indigenous people

15/03/2009 - Indigenous peoples, like everyone else, have a right to adequate food and a fundamental right to be free from hunger. This is stipulated in Article 11 of the International Covenant on Economic, Social [...]

Right to food and fisheries

15/03/2009 - Right to Food Studies is a series of articles and reports on right to food related issues of contemporary interest in the areas of policy, legislation, agriculture, rural development, biodiversity, [...]

Human Rights, Health and Poverty Reduction Strategies

01/12/2008 - Published in Health and Human Rights Publications Series, Issue No 5, December 2008. The present booklet draws on this more recent body of experience and research. It seeks to strengthen efforts to [...]

Women and the right to food

15/03/2008 - Right to Food Studies is a series of articles and reports on right to food related issues of contemporary interest in the areas of policy, legislation, agriculture, rural development, biodiversity, [...]

The Right to Food and the Impact of Liquid Biofuels (Agrofuels)

15/03/2008 - Right to Food Studies is a series of articles and reports on right to food related issues of contemporary interest in the areas of policy, legislation, agriculture, rural development, biodiversity, [...]

Frequently Asked Questions on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights - OHCHR Fact Sheet No. 33

01/02/2008 - The publication of a separate fact sheet on economic, social and cultural rights should not give the impression that they are somehow a distinct category of rights that can be dealt with in isolation. [...]

The Right to Health - OHCHR Fact Sheet No. 31

01/01/2008 - The fact sheet starts by explaining what the right to health is and illustrating its implications for specific individuals and groups, and then elaborates upon States' obligations with respect to the [...]

Handbook on HIV and Human Rights for National Human Rights Institutions

01/06/2007 - This Handbook is designed to assist national human rights institutions to integrate HIV into their mandate to protect and promote human rights. It provides a basic overview of the role of human rights [...]

Gender and Law - Women's Rights in Agriculture

31/05/2007 - Gender issues cut across virtually all aspects of agriculture. Throughout the world, women constitute a large portion of the economically active population engaged in agriculture, both as farmers and [...]

Right to Food and Gender

15/03/2007 - All over the world, unequal access to power and resources is central to discrimination against women in the community, market, state and even within their own households. Correcting this inequality is [...]

Principles and Guidelines for a Human Rights approach to Poverty reduction strategies

15/02/2006 - This publication aims to assist countries, international agencies and development practitioners in translating human rights norms, standards and principles into pro-poor policies and strategies. The [...]

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