206 judgments found.

Re Evelyn

Country: Australia
Year: 1998
Court: Family Court
Citation: (1998) 145 FLR 90; (1998) 23 Fam LR 53; (1998) FLC 92-807; [1998] FamCA 55
Health Topics: Child and adolescent health, Mental health, Sexual and reproductive health
Human Rights: Right to family life
Facts:

“Evelyn” was born to Mrs. S as a result of a surrogacy arrangement with Mr. and Mrs. Q. Mr. and Mrs. Q and Mr. and Mrs. S had been close friends for some years and had shared several joint holidays. Mrs. Q had discussed her infertility with Mrs. S and after much deliberation, Mrs. S …Read more

Tags: Assisted reproductive technology, Child development, Childbirth, Children, Family planning, Fertility, In utero fertilization, Infertility, Minor, Psychology
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Viceconte, Mariela Cecilia v. Estado Nacional – Ministerio de Salud y Acción Social

Country: Argentina
Year: 1998
Court: Federal Administrative Court of Appeals [Cámara Nacional de Apelaciones en lo Contencioso Administrativo Federal]
Citation: Cámara Nacional de Apelaciones en lo Contencioso Administrativo Federal, Sala V [Cám. Cont .Adm. Fed., Sala V] [Federal Administrative Court of Appeals], 2/6/1998, “Viceconte, Mariela Cecilia c/Estado Nacional −M° de Salud y Acción Social- s/amparo ley 16. 986” (Causa n° 31. 777/96) (Arg.).
Health Topics: Child and adolescent health, Health care and health services, Health systems and financing, Infectious diseases, Medicines, Public safety
Human Rights: Right to health, Right to life
Facts:

Petitioner brought case to force the government of Argentina to take all necessary measures to produce the WHO-certified vaccine for the Argentine Hemorrhagic Fever to ensure the immediate administration of the vaccine to the populations at risk of contracting the virus.  The vaccine had been shown to be 95% effective against the disease.  The project …Read more

Tags: Access to health care, Access to treatment, Children, Essential medicines, Minor, Vaccines
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Bandhua Mukti Morcha v. Union of India and Others

Country: India
Year: 1997
Court: Supreme Court
Citation: (1997) 10 SCC 549
Health Topics: Child and adolescent health, Diet and nutrition, Occupational health, Poverty
Human Rights: Right to education, Right to food, Right to health, Right to life, Right to social security, Right to work
Facts:

Carpet industries in Uttar Pradesh employed children, under the age of 14, where they were “being treated as slaves” and were “subjected to physical torture.” This writ petition was filed in the Supreme Court under Article 32 as a public interest matter. The Court immediately commissioned a report to determine whether children under the age …Read more

Tags: Child development, Child labor, Children, Diet, Indigent, Informal economy, Low income, Malnutrition, Minor, Occupational health and safety, Poor, Underprivileged
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Case 163043

Country: France
Year: 1997
Court: Conseil d'Etat [Council of State]
Citation: C.E., n° 163043, 23 April 1997
Health Topics: Child and adolescent health, Health care and health services, Health systems and financing
Human Rights: Freedom from discrimination, Right to health, Right to social security
Facts:

In this case, the Groupe d’information et de soutien des travailleurs immigrés (G.I.S.T.I.) (Information Group Supporting Immigrant Workers) requested the annulment of the decree of 21 September 1994, which modified the Social Security Code such that foreign workers were required to provide certain documents, such as proof of address, in order to access the social …Read more

Tags: Access to health care, Children, Infant health, Minor, Pediatric health, Primary care, Social security
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X, Y and Z v. United Kingdom

Country: United Kingdom
Year: 1997
Court: European Court of Human Rights
Citation: App. No. 21830/93, 24 Eur. H.R. Rep. 143 (1997).
Health Topics: Child and adolescent health, Health care and health services, Sexual and reproductive health
Human Rights: Freedom from discrimination, Right to family life, Right to privacy
Facts:

Applicants X, Y and Z were all British nationals. X is a transsexual who has undergone gender reassignment surgery to become a man. He has lived with Y, as her male partner, since 1979. The couple applied jointly for, and was granted treatment by AID to allow Y to have a child Z. X was …Read more

Tags: Assisted reproductive technology, Childbirth, Children, Gender identity, Gender identity disorder, Gender reassignment, Homosexual, Hormone therapy, Intersex, LGBTI, Minor, Pregnancy, Queer, Sex reassignment, Sexual orientation, Transgender, Transsexual
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Johansen v. Norway

Country: Norway
Year: 1996
Court: European Court of Human Rights
Citation: Case No. 24/1995/530/616, August 7, 1996
Health Topics: Child and adolescent health, Controlled substances, Mental health, Violence
Human Rights: Right to due process/fair trial, Right to family life
Facts:

Johansen (J) gave birth to a son, C, in 1977 when she was seventeen years old and they became dependent on social assistance. From 1980 onwards she cohabited with a man who was sentenced to two years’ imprisonment for drug offences in 1983 and who mistreated her and C. The welfare authorities assisted J on …Read more

Tags: Alcohol, Child development, Children, Domestic abuse, Domestic violence, Drug abuse, Drug use, Mental disorder, Mental illness, Minor, Substance abuse
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M.C. Mehta v. State of Tamil Nadu and others

Country: India
Year: 1996
Court: Supreme Court
Citation: AIR 1997 SC 699; (1996) 6 SCC 756; 1996 (9) SCALE 42; JT 1996 (11) SC 685
Health Topics: Child and adolescent health, Occupational health
Human Rights: Right to education, Right to favorable working conditions, Right to work
Facts:

The Petitioner was an individual concerned about the high rate of employment of children in the Match factories of Sivakasi in Kamaraj District of Tamil Nadu State. He contended that such employment was hazardous and unconstitutional. Being aggrieved, he filed a writ petition under Article 32 of the Constitution. The Respondent Government did not deny …Read more

Tags: Child development, Child labor, Children, Minor
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Stubbings and Ors. v. United Kingdom

Country: United Kingdom
Year: 1996
Court: European Court of Human Rights
Citation: Application No. 22083/93; 22095/93
Health Topics: Child and adolescent health, Violence
Human Rights: Right to due process/fair trial, Right to privacy
Facts:

Stubbings was born in 1957, placed in the care of Mr. and Mrs. W by a local authority when she was  two years old, and adopted by them when she was three. She alleged that she was sexually assaulted by Mr. W and committed acts of indecency at his instigation on a number of occasions …Read more

Tags: Assault, Child development, Children, Domestic abuse, Rape, Sexual abuse, Sexual assault
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X & Y v. Argentina

Country: Argentina
Year: 1996
Court: Inter-American Commission on Human Rights [Comisión Interamericnana de Derechos Humanos]
Citation: Case 10.506, Inter-Am. Comm’n H.R., Report No. 38/96, OEA/Ser.L/V/II.95 Doc. 7 rev. (1997).
Health Topics: Child and adolescent health, Prisons
Human Rights: Freedom from discrimination, Freedom from torture and cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment, Right to bodily integrity, Right to family life, Right to privacy
Facts:

The prison authorities of Unit 1 of the SPF of Argentina adopted the practice of performing vaginal inspections on all female visitors who desired to have personal contact with the inmates. Ms. X, whose husband was detained at that Unit, and their thirteen year old daughter Y were thus routinely submitted to such searches each …Read more

Tags: Children, Criminalization, Cruel and unusual punishment, Cruel treatment, Degrading treatment, Humiliating treatment, Minor
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McMichael v. United Kingdom

Country: United Kingdom
Year: 1995
Court: European Court of Human Rights
Citation: App. No. 16424/90, 20 Eur. H.R. Rep. 205 (1995).
Health Topics: Child and adolescent health, Health care and health services, Health information, Mental health
Human Rights: Right to due process/fair trial, Right to family life, Right to privacy
Facts:

Both applicants were living together as a couple and later got married. They both suffer from a history of mental illness. Mrs. McMichael gave birth to a son, A. She had a history of severe and recurrent mental illness and, on advice that the child would be at risk if he were to go home …Read more

Tags: Child development, Children, Confidentiality, Disclosure, Mental disability, Mental disorder, Mental illness, Minor, Non-disclosure
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