2003 Other Health-related issues

Committee on the Rights of the Child, General Recommendation #4 Section II (2003)

Text of the recommendation

14. The health and development of adolescents are strongly determined by the environments in which they live. Creating a safe and supportive environment entails addressing attitudes and actions of both the immediate environment of the adolescents - family, peers, schools and services - as well as the wider environment created by, inter alia, community and religious leaders, the media, national and local policies and legislation. (...)

Year 2003
Topic Other Health-related issues
Document Type General Recommendations
Country N/A
Policy Area Environment and health
Human Rights Comiteee CRC
Human Rights Right to a healthy environment
Groups Affected Children and adolescents


Committee on the Rights of the Child, General comment No. 4 - adolescents health and development in the context of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, CRC/GC/2003/4, (2003). Par. 14. Available at: https://tbinternet.ohchr.org/_layouts/15/treatybodyexternal/Download.aspx?symbolno=CRC%2fGC%2f2003%2f4&Lang=en