2019 Other Health-related issues

Committee on the Rights of the Child, Recommendation for Cabo Verde par. 64 (2019)

Text of the recommendation

64. The Committee welcomes the integration of adolescents health in the National Health Policy, and the creation of sexual and reproductive health services for adolescents in 2008. The Committee is, however, concerned about the high number of pregnancies among girls and the discrepancy in access to sexual and reproductive health services between urban and rural areas. The Committee notes the training, education and awareness-raising activities to prevent the use of harmful drugs by children but remains concerned about their use by adolescents, with some starting to use drugs before the age of 15.


Committee on the Rights of the Child, Concluding observations on the second periodic report of Cabo Verde, CRC/C/CPV/CO/2, (2019). Par. 64. Available at: http://docstore.ohchr.org/SelfServices/FilesHandler.ashx?enc=6QkG1d%2fPPRiCAqhKb7yhslnBTpuuAw%2f%2b74cgBUuvp98ixU1BnIBw2XvKuz%2boZhvpu3frlJYR3qLMOOAJLG%2bHbp8qvThVvhusU7wjqqVZDtJH5qFG7JaN5wIum7H13UJN