206 judgments found.

Berecová v. Slovakia

Country: Slovakia
Year: 2007
Court: European Court of Human Rights
Citation: Berecová v. Slovk., App. No. 74400/01, Eur. Ct. H.R. 319 (2007).
Health Topics: Child and adolescent health, Health systems and financing, Mental health, Violence
Human Rights: Right to family life, Right to privacy
Facts:

Applicant is a Slovakian national who was granted custody of her two children following her divorce from her husband. The children were allegedly ill-treated, beaten and neglected by applicant and had run away from home. They manifested fear of their mother and refused to return home. A psychologist concluded that their fear resulted from punishment …Read more

Tags: Child development, Children, Domestic abuse, Domestic violence, Mental disorder, Mental illness, Mental institution, Minor
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Canada (Attorney General) v. JTI-MacDonald Corp., et al.

Country: Canada
Year: 2007
Court: Supreme Court
Citation: [2007] 2 S.C.R. 610, 2007 S.C.C. 30
Health Topics: Child and adolescent health, Chronic and noncommunicable diseases, Health information, Tobacco
Human Rights: Freedom of expression
Facts:

The Canadian Parliament enacted the Tobacco Act (the Act) and the Tobacco Products Information Regulations (the Regulations) in response to the decision of the Court in RJR-Macdonald Inc. v. Canada (Attorney General) [1994] 1 S.C.R. 311, which struck down a previous version of the Act. The new legislation permitted information and brand-preference advertising but prohibited …Read more

Tags: Advertising, Children, Minor, Pediatric health, Smoking, Smoking cessation, Tobacco control, Tobacco regulation
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Eggertsdóttir, Sara Lind v. Iceland

Country: Iceland
Year: 2007
Court: European Court of Human Rights
Citation: App. No. 31930/04, Eur. Ct. H.R. 553 (2007).
Health Topics: Child and adolescent health, Disabilities, Health care and health services, Health systems and financing, Medical malpractice, Mental health, Sexual and reproductive health
Human Rights: Right to due process/fair trial
Facts:

The applicant, an Icelandic national was born physically and mentally handicapped at the National and University Hospital (NUH). Linking the cause to possible mistakes on the part of the hospital staff, the applicant’s parents brought judicial proceedings on her behalf against the State of Iceland. The District Court found that the State was liable and …Read more

Tags: Caesarean, Child development, Childbirth, Children, Compensation, Damages, Disabled, Handicapped, Inappropriate treatment, Infant health, Minor, Negligence, Pregnancy, Remedies
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Health Department of Sao Paulo v. Municipality of Sao Paulo

Country: Brazil
Year: 2007
Court: Court of Justice for the Minority and Collective Interest [Procuradoria da Jutica de Interesses Difusos e Coletivos]
Citation: Civil Appeal No. 152.887.0/1-00
Health Topics: Child and adolescent health, Disabilities, Health care and health services, Poverty
Human Rights: Right to health, Right to life
Facts:

A minor diagnosed with progressive muscular dystrophy was denied access to a special Municipal transportation service called the ATENDE program because he was not yet using a wheelchair. The ATENDE program was instituted to meet the needs of handicapped people who could not otherwise access common public transportation. The Health Department of Sao Paulo, on …Read more

Tags: Access to health care, Access to treatment, Children, Differently abled, Disabled, Handicapped, Indigent, Low income, Minor, Pediatric health, Physically challenged, Poor
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Lawrence v. Pembrokeshire County Council

Country: United Kingdom
Year: 2007
Court: Court of Appeal
Citation: [2007] EWCA Civ 446
Health Topics: Child and adolescent health, Health systems and financing
Human Rights: Right to family life
Facts:

Following visits from Pembrokeshire County Council’s Child Protection Team (“CPT”), in 2002, L’s children were placed on the Child Protection Register as being at risk of emotional harm from her and their father. The children remained on the Register for two months. L brought a claim against P under sections s 6 and 7(1)(a) of …Read more

Tags: Child development, Children, Health regulation, Minor, Pediatric health
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R. A., D. v. Estado Nacional et al.

Country: Argentina
Year: 2007
Court: Supreme Court of Justice [Corte Suprema de Justicia de la Nación Argentina]
Citation: R. 350. XLI.
Health Topics: Disabilities, Health care and health services, Health systems and financing
Facts:

The plaintiff’s mother filed a guarantee of protection of individual constitutional rights (amparo protection) against the National State for the discriminatory treatment of a Bolivian girl with a disability. The girl was born in Bolivia and migrated to Argentina. She requested a pension from the National State because of her disability. The National Social Security …Read more

Tags: Access to health care, Children, Disabilities, discrimination, Health regulation, Poor
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Applicant v. The Central Agency for the Reception of Asylum Seekers [Rechtbank’s Gravenhage, zittingplaats Amsterdam [District Court of Gravenhage, sitting at Amsterdam], 25 August 2006, LJN:AZ2923]

Country: Netherlands
Year: 2006
Court: District Court of Gravenhage
Citation: LJN:AZ2923
Health Topics: Child and adolescent health, Disabilities, Health care and health services, Mental health, Poverty
Human Rights: Right to health, Right to housing
Facts:

The Applicant was a multi-handicapped child suffering from “Down Syndrome, a congenital heart defect and a delayed thyroid disorder”. He was being treated for his condition and, in the absence of treatment, it was expected that his physical and mental condition would deteriorate.  Applicant had applied for a grant of residence, which was denied by …Read more

Tags: Access to health care, Access to treatment, Asylum, Child development, Children, Disabled, Handicapped, Immigration, Infant health, Mental disability, Mental retardation, Migrants, Minor, Pediatric health, Physically challenged, Poor, Underprivileged
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Case C-355/06

Country: Colombia
Year: 2006
Court: Corte Constitucional [Constitutional Court]
Citation: Sentencia C-355/06
Health Topics: Child and adolescent health, Health systems and financing, Mental health, Poverty, Sexual and reproductive health, Violence
Human Rights: Freedom from discrimination, Freedom from torture and cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment, Right to bodily integrity, Right to development, Right to health, Right to liberty and security of person, Right to life
Facts:

Women petitioners brought a tutela action (appeal for legal protection) requesting that the Court declare unconstitutional particular provisions of the Penal Code (Articles 122 (criminalized abortion), 123 (criminalized abortion without consent), and 124 (mitigating circumstances)) that criminalized abortion, claiming that, first, the doctrine of res judicata did not apply to them with regards to previous decisions …Read more

Tags: Abortion, Access to treatment, Children, Criminalization, Cruel treatment, Degrading treatment, Family planning, Late-term abortion, Maternal health, Maternal mortality, Minor, Pregnancy, Rape, Termination of pregnancy, Therapeutic abortion, Unsafe abortion
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Corey Brough v. Australia

Country: Australia
Year: 2006
Court: United Nations Human Rights Committee
Citation: U.N. H.R. Comm., U.N. Doc. CCPR/C/86/D/1184/2003 (Apr. 27, 2006).
Health Topics: Child and adolescent health, Mental health, Prisons
Human Rights: Freedom from discrimination, Freedom from torture and cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment, Right to health
Facts:

The applicant was an underage Aboriginal Australian who alleged violation of Articles 7 (freedom from torture or to cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment and punishment), 10 (guaranteed dignity of detained persons) and 24 (child’s right to freedom from discrimination) of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR) when he was placed under incarceration …Read more

Tags: Child development, Children, Compulsory confinement, Detention, Mental disability, Mental illness, Minor, Psychiatry, Solitary confinement, Torture
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Ituango Massacres v. Colombia

Country: Colombia
Year: 2006
Court: Inter-American Court of Human Rights
Citation: Inter-Am. C.H.R., (ser. C) No. 148 (Jul. 1, 2006).
Health Topics: Child and adolescent health, Disasters and emergencies, Mental health, Violence
Human Rights: Freedom from torture and cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment, Freedom of movement and residence, Right to bodily integrity, Right to due process/fair trial, Right to liberty and security of person, Right to life, Right to property
Facts:

Petitioners, the alleged victims of violent acts that took place in a region called La Granja, alleged before the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights that members of law enforcement bodies and paramilitary groups involved in the United Self-Defense Forces of Colombia participated in armed raids in which they killed unarmed civilians, robbed others, and caused …Read more

Tags: Armed conflict, Children, Forced displacement, Humanitarian crisis, Militias, Minor, Refugees
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