2015 Tobacco control Other Health-related issues

Committee on the Rights of the Child, Recommendation for Bangladesh par. 61 (2015)

Text of the recommendation

61. The Committee recommends that the State party provide Children and/or adolescents with accurate and objective information and life-skills education on preventing substance abuse, including the abuse of tobacco and alcohol but especially hard drugs, as well as glue and solvent sniffing, through public school programmes and media campaigns, and protect children from harmful misinformation and models. The Committee also recommends that the State party develop accessible and anonymous drug dependence treatments and harm reduction services for children and young people.


Committee on the Rights of the Child, Concluding observations on the fifth periodic report of Bangladesh, CRC/C/BDG/CO/5 (2015). Par. 61. Available at: https://tbinternet.ohchr.org/_layouts/15/treatybodyexternal/Download.aspx?symbolno=CRC%2FC%2FBGD%2FCO%2F5&Lang=en