103 judgments found.

Draon v. France

Country: France
Year: 2005
Court: European Court of Human Rights
Citation: Application No. 1513/03; (2006) 42 EHRR 40; [2005] ECHR 679
Health Topics: Child and adolescent health, Disabilities, Medical malpractice, Sexual and reproductive health
Human Rights: Freedom from discrimination, Right to due process/fair trial, Right to family life, Right to property
Facts:

The application concerned a negligent prenatal diagnosis made by Assistance Publique—Hôpitaux de Paris (AP-HP), a molecular diagnosis laboratory. AP-HP failed to detect an anomaly during pregnancy, resulting in the birth of a disabled child to Lionel and Christine Draon. AP-HP admitted liability for its negligence, and the Draons submitted an application to the Paris Administrative …Read more

Tags: Child development, Childbirth, Children, Compensation, Damages, Disabled, Handicapped, Infant health, Maternal health, Minor, Misdiagnosis, Negligence, Physically challenged, Pregnancy, Remedies
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Kent County Council v. G and Ors.

Country: United Kingdom
Year: 2005
Court: House of Lords
Citation: [2005] UKHL 68
Health Topics: Child and adolescent health, Mental health
Human Rights: Right to family life
Facts:

K, the local authority initiated care proceedings to remove a child, E, from her parents, G and X. However, they were persuaded to agree to a short period of assessment at a specialist hospital and an interim care order was duly made under s 38(1)[1] of the Children Act 1989 (‘the Act’), including directions as …Read more

Tags: Child development, Children, Mental disorder, Mental illness, Minor, Psychiatry, Psychology
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Maurice v. France

Country: France
Year: 2005
Court: European Court of Human Rights
Citation: Application No. 11810/03; (2006) 42 EHRR 42; [2005] ECHR 683
Health Topics: Child and adolescent health, Disabilities, Medical malpractice, Sexual and reproductive health
Human Rights: Freedom from discrimination, Right to due process/fair trial, Right to family life, Right to property
Facts:

The application concerned a negligent prenatal diagnosis made by Assistance Publique—Hôpitaux de Paris (AP-HP), a molecular diagnosis laboratory. AP-HP failed to detect an anomaly during pregnancy, resulting in the birth of a disabled child to Didier and Sylvia Maurice. Mr. and Mrs. Maurice submitted an application to the Paris Administrative Court for an assessment of …Read more

Tags: Child development, Childbirth, Children, Compensation, Damages, Disabled, Handicapped, Infant health, Maternal health, Minor, Misdiagnosis, Negligence, Physically challenged, Pregnancy, Remedies
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Yakye Axa Indigenous Community v. Paraguay

Country: Paraguay
Year: 2005
Court: Inter-American Court of Human Rights
Citation: Yakye Axa Indigenous Cmty. v. Para., Merits, Reparations and Costs, Judgment, Inter-Am. Ct. H.R. (ser. C) No. 125 (June 17, 2005).
Health Topics: Child and adolescent health, Diet and nutrition, Health care and health services, Medicines, Water, sanitation and hygiene
Human Rights: Right to due process/fair trial, Right to life, Right to property
Facts:

The indigenous community of Yakye Axa, a traditional society of hunter-gatherers, was resettled as part of a development program in Paraguay started in 1979. They were displaced to lands with a natural environment and resources that were different from the Yakye Axa’s traditional territory and incompatible with their traditional means of subsistence.  They also faced …Read more

Tags: Access to health care, Access to treatment, Aged persons, Child development, Children, Clean water, Diet, Drinking water, Elderly, Food shortages, Hunger, Indigenous groups, Indigenous medicine, Indigent, Low income, Malnutrition, Minor, Older persons, Pediatric health, Poor, Potable water, Primary care, Safe drinking water, Senior citizens, Starvation, Stunting, Underprivileged
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Canadian Foundation for Children, Youth and the Law v. Canada

Country: Canada
Year: 2004
Court: Supreme Court
Citation: [2004] 1 S.C.R. 76; I.L.D.C. 177 (CA 2004); 2004 S.C.C. 4
Health Topics: Child and adolescent health
Human Rights: Freedom from discrimination, Freedom from torture and cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment, Right to bodily integrity, Right to due process/fair trial, Right to liberty and security of person
Facts:

This case involved a challenge to the constitutionality of s. 43 of the Criminal Code, which excluded reasonable physical correction of children by parents and teachers from the definition of assault under the Criminal Code, R.S.C. 1985, c. C-46, s.265. The Canadian Foundation for Children, Youth and the Law (the Foundation) sought a declaration to …Read more

Tags: Child development, Children, Cruel treatment, Degrading treatment, Humiliating treatment, Inhuman treatment, Minor, Pediatric health, Torture
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Case 54/2004 (XII.13.)

Country: Hungary
Year: 2004
Court: Constitutional Court
Health Topics: Child and adolescent health, Controlled substances
Human Rights: Freedom from discrimination, Freedom from torture and cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment, Right to bodily integrity, Right to health, Right to liberty and security of person, Right to life, Right to privacy
Facts:

Five petitions brought separate challenges to Act IV of 1978 on the Hungarian Criminal Code (“Act”) related to the misuse of narcotic drugs. They argued that the Parliament had failed to ensure the exercise of the right to self-determination when it ordered the punishment of the production and cultivation of a small amount of narcotic …Read more

Tags: Addiction, Cannabis, Child development, Children, Cocaine, Criminalization, Drug abuse, Drug enforcement, Drug use, Heroin, IDUs, Injecting drug users, Minor, Opioids, Opium, Pediatric health, People who use drugs, Psychotropic drugs, Substance abuse
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Community of San Mateo de Huanchor v. Peru

Country: Peru
Year: 2004
Court: Inter-American Commission on Human Rights
Citation: Report No. 69/04, Case 504/03, October 15, 2004; OEA/Ser.L/V/II.122 Doc. 5 rev. 1 at 487, 23 February 2005
Health Topics: Child and adolescent health, Environmental health
Human Rights: Freedom from discrimination, Freedom of movement and residence, Right to bodily integrity, Right to family life, Right to life, Right to participation, Right to property
Facts:

This report addresses the admissibility of a petition that alleged Peru failed to fulfill its obligations under the American Convention on Human Rights (the Convention). The Petitioner was the National Coordinator of Communities of Peru Affected by Mining (CONACAMI), representing members of the Community of San Mateo de Huanchor, in their claim that the State …Read more

Tags: Child development, Children, Contamination, Indigenous groups, Minor, Pediatric health, Pollution, Toxic waste
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Juvenile Reeducation Institute v. Paraguay

Country: Paraguay
Year: 2004
Court: Inter-American Court of Human Rights
Citation: Preliminary Objections, Merits, Reparations and Costs, Judgment, Inter-Am. Ct. H.R. (ser. C) No. 112 (Sept. 2, 2004).
Health Topics: Child and adolescent health, Controlled substances, Health care and health services, Mental health, Prisons
Human Rights: Freedom from torture and cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment, Right to bodily integrity, Right to due process/fair trial, Right to life
Facts:

Nine inmates died from a fire at juvenile detention center “Colonel Panchito López” Juvenile Reeducation Institute (Center), one inmate died from a bullet wound sustained at the Center, and 37 inmates sustained injuries and smoke inhalation from three fires at the Center. The Center was under the authority of the Ministry of Justice and Labor …Read more

Tags: Abuse, Access to health care, Access to treatment, Addiction, Child development, Children, Cruel treatment, Custody, Degrading treatment, Depression, Drug abuse, Drug use, Humiliating treatment, Imprisonment, Incarceration, Inhuman treatment, Inmate, Jail, Minor, Prison conditions, Torture
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M.C. v. Bulgaria

Country: Bulgaria
Year: 2004
Court: European Court of Human Rights
Citation: Application no. 39272/98
Health Topics: Child and adolescent health, Violence
Human Rights: Freedom from torture and cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment, Right to privacy
Facts:

MC is a Bulgarian national born in 1980, who alleged that she was raped separately by two men, A and P, when she was 14 years old, within their car and within the home of a relative of theirs. MC had and tried to refuse and push the men away. The next morning MC went …Read more

Tags: Assault, Child development, Minor, Pediatric health, Rape, Sexual assault, Sexual violence
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Madafferi v. Australia

Country: Australia
Year: 2004
Court: United Nations Human Rights Committee
Citation: U.N. Doc.CCPR/C/81/D/1011/2001 (Aug. 26, 2004).
Health Topics: Child and adolescent health, Health care and health services, Mental health, Prisons
Human Rights: Freedom from discrimination, Freedom from torture and cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment, Freedom of movement and residence, Right to liberty and security of person, Right to privacy
Facts:

The petitioner, an Italian citizen detained by Australian authorities for breach of immigration law, alleged possible violations of family rights under the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR) due to his continued detention which led to his mental health deterioration. Initially, when petitioner suffered a mental health deterioration while detained, he was released …Read more

Tags: Child development, Children, Compulsory confinement, Detention, Immigration, Involuntary confinement, Mandatory confinement, Migrants, Minor, Psychiatry
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