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Transgender Europe and ILGA-Europe v. the Czech Republic

Country: Czech Republic
Year: 2018
Court: European Committee of Social Rights
Citation: Complaint No. 117/2015
Facts:

Transgender Europe and ILGA-Europe, the petitioners, filed a complaint before the European Committee of Social Rights (hereinafter “the Committee”). The plaintiffs alleged before the Committee that the situation in the Czech Republic was in breach of art.11 either alone or in light of the non-discrimination clause of the Preamble to the 1961 European Social Charter …Read more

Tags: Freedom from Discrimination, Health care and health services, Informed consent, Right to bodily integrity, Right to Health, Sexual and reproductive health
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The International Centre for the Legal Protection of Human Rights (INTERIGHTS) v. Croatia

Country: Croatia
Year: 2009
Court: European Committee of Social Rights
Citation: Complaint No. 45/2007
Health Topics: Child and adolescent health, Health information, HIV/AIDS, Infectious diseases, Sexual and reproductive health
Human Rights: Freedom from discrimination, Right to education
Facts:

NTERIGHTS brought a complaint which alleged that Croatia was not complying with Articles 11(2) and 16 taken alone and in light of the non-discrimination clause in the Preamble and Article 17 of the European Social Charter (“ESC”) because Croatian schools were not providing adequate sexual and reproductive health education for children and young people. It …Read more

Tags: AIDS, Awareness, Children, Gay, Health education, HIV, HIV positive, Homosexual, LGBTI, Sexually transmitted diseases, Sexually transmitted infections, STDs, STIs
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European Roma Rights Centre (ERRC) v. Bulgaria

Country: Bulgaria
Year: 2009
Court: European Committee of Social Rights
Citation: Complaint No 48/2008
Health Topics: Health systems and financing
Human Rights: Freedom from discrimination, Right to social security
Facts:

The European Roma Rights Centre (ERRC) brought a complaint alleging that the 2006 and 2008 amendments to Bulgaria’s Social Assistance Act of 1998 (‘the Act’) violated Article 13(1) of the RESC, taken alone or in conjunction with the non-discrimination provisions of Article E. Prior to these amendments, entitlement to social assistance benefits under the Act …Read more

Tags: Employment, Health insurance, Health regulation, Indigenous groups, Social security
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Marangopoulos Foundation for Human Rights (MFHR) v. Greece

Country: Greece
Year: 2005
Court: European Committee of Social Rights
Citation: Complaint No.30/2005
Health Topics: Chronic and noncommunicable diseases, Environmental health, Health information, Occupational health
Human Rights: Right to favorable working conditions, Right to health
Facts:

The plaintiff alleges that Greece failed to comply with its obligation to protect public health against air pollution of the  European Social Charter by allowing the operate of lignite mines and power stations without taking all necessary steps to reduce this impact. The MFHR bases its claim on studies of particulate matter that show that …Read more

Tags: Air pollution, Asthma, Awareness, Environmental degradation, Health education, Job safety, Lung disease, Occupational accident, Occupational health and safety, Pollution, Safe working conditions, Workers' compensation
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International Federation of Human Rights Leagues (FIDH) v. France

Country: France
Year: 2004
Court: European Committee of Social Rights
Citation: Complaint No. 13/2003, 40 Eur. H.R. Rep. SE25 (2005).
Health Topics: Child and adolescent health, Health care and health services, Health systems and financing
Human Rights: Right to health, Right to life
Facts:

Changes in French domestic law required foreign nationals to have lawfully resided in France for three continuous months and to satisfy an economic means test in order to qualify for benefits under the country’s universal medical coverage (CMU) program. The benefits for lawful nationals included health insurance with a potential to receive supplemental insurance. Conversely, …Read more

Tags: Access to health care, Access to treatment, Children, Health care technology, Health expenditures, Health funding, Health insurance, Health spending, Immigration, Migrants, Minor
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