Working On Human Rights

  1. Committee on the Rights of the Child (CRC)

    1. The UN Committee on the Convention on the Rights of the Child is holding a ​

       Day of General Discussion

      on children’s rights in relation to climate change as well as environmental toxicants:


      IBFAN’s Written Submission in preparation for this Day of General Discussion explains that every child’s right to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of health constitutes an inclusive right that extends to the right to a safe, clean, healthy and sustainable environment.


      Read more about the negative impact on children’s health and development caused by environmental degradation and pollution as well as by global warming and climate change: IBFAN Submission on Children’s Rights and the Environment

  2. Committee on Economic Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR)

  3. Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW)

  4. Universal Periodic Review (UPR)

  5. Elaboration of an International Legally Binding Instrument on Transnational Corporations and other Business Enterprises with respect to human rights



Breastfeeding and Human Rights