Thursday, July 30, 2009

UN Positions on Mothers Rights and Family Preservation

United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights

• Article 16(3) - The family is the natural and fundamental group unit of society and is entitled to protection by society and the State.

• Article 25(1) - Everyone has the right to a standard of living adequate for the health and well-being of himself and of his family, including food, clothing, housing and medical care and necessary social services, and the right to security in the event of unemployment, sickness, disability, widowhood, old age or other lack of livelihood in circumstances beyond his control. (2) Motherhood and childhood are entitled to special care and assistance. All children, whether born in or out of wedlock, shall enjoy the same social protection.

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