2016 Food policy

Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, Recommendation for Costa Rica par. 45 (2016)

Text of the recommendation

45. The Committee recommends that the State party adopt the measures needed to promote exclusive breastfeeding in accordance with World Health Assembly resolutions, including by introducing breastfeeding breaks and ensuring support for breastfeeding in the workplace. It also encourages the State party to take the necessary steps to ensure that women of childbearing age have access to adequate food.

Year 2016
Topic Food policy
Document Type Country Recommendations
Policy Area Breastfeeding
Human Rights Comiteee CESCR
Human Rights Right to adequate food and nutrition
Groups Affected Women and/or girls


Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights. Concluding observations on the fifth periodic report of Costa Rica, E/C.12/CRI/CO/5, (2016). Par. 45. Available at: https://docstore.ohchr.org/SelfServices/FilesHandler.ashx?enc=4slQ6QSmlBEDzFEovLCuW%2FlJb5himUu8z00PmnT%2BwQx%2B9J8SAyu4CC5wM75p5MNme4vrEAFQjFmDIYPkg2oz42o7PM2Tdr%2BCUXvcfpKkmG8UXJ1IO70nNukNgVf3y6FX