2001 Tobacco control

Committee on the Rights of the Child, Recommendation for Cabo Verde par. 51 and par. 52 (b) (2001)

Text of the recommendation

51. The Committee is concerned that adolescents face numerous risks, including from life on the street, sexual exploitation, mistreatment, alcohol, tobacco and drug abuse and delinquency, and that there are no statistics available to indicate the number of adolescents exposed to these dangers. The Committee is concerned, in addition, at the high rates of teenage pregnancy, the incidence of sexually transmitted diseases, the potential spread of HIV/AIDS and the incidence of unsafe abortions occurring outside the health service structure.

52. The Committee recommends that the State party: (b) Give special attention to sexual exploitation, mistreatment, and alcohol, tobacco and substance abuse.

Year 2001
Topic Tobacco control
Document Type Country Recommendations
Country Cabo Verde
Policy Area Tobacco use
Human Rights Comiteee CRC
Human Rights Right to information Right to education Right to health
Groups Affected Children and adolescents


Commitee on the Rights of the Child, Concluding observations of the Committee on the Rights of the Child: Cape Verde, CRC/C/15/Add.168 (2001). Par. 51 and par 52 (b). Available at: https://tbinternet.ohchr.org/_layouts/15/treatybodyexternal/Download.aspx?symbolno=CRC%2FC%2F15%2FAdd.168&Lang=en