Technical Guidance on the application of a human rights-based approach to the implementation of policies and programmes to reduce and eliminate preventable mortality and morbidity of children under 5 years of age


Published:
30 June 2014
Author:
Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights
Presented:
To the HRC at its 27th session, September 2014

Summary

The present technical guidance was submitted pursuant to Human Rights Council resolution 24/11. The aim of the technical guidance is to assist States and non-State actors to improve the realization of the rights of the child by providing guidance on addressing mortality and morbidity of children under 5 years of age in accordance with human rights standards. It outlines the key elements of a human rights-based approach to reducing child mortality and morbidity, provides guidance for operationalizing such an approach, and includes an illustrative example of how it can be applied.

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