2016 Food policy Tobacco control Other Health-related issues

Committee on the Rights of the Child, Recommendation for Pakistan, par. 56 (2016)

Text of the recommendation

56. The Committee recommends that the State party take appropriate measures to address the issue of drug abuse among children including by, providing Children and/or adolescents with accurate and objective information and life skills education on preventing substance abuse — including tobacco and alcohol abuse — and by developing accessible and youth-friendly drug-dependence treatment and harm reduction services. It also recommends that the State party adopt standards applicable to rehabilitation centres, especially concerning the treatment of persons below the age of 18 years.


Committee on the Rights of the Child, Concluding observations on the fifth periodic report of Pakistan, CRC/C/PAK/CO/5 (2016). Par. 56. Available at: https://docstore.ohchr.org/SelfServices/FilesHandler.ashx?enc=6QkG1d%2FPPRiCAqhKb7yhsj6w6N%2F47zTb2GZCw8ZJMHBo%2FKlxkcysXmsISop1yo0QfaT1E6yAhOmn1FhkSztV8IkZY%2F0FcydIBPHSpz3tSnn6uT1XlVbgwtgC5kzi77Xw