2005 Tobacco control Other Health-related issues

Committee on the Rights of the Child, Recommendation for Philippines, par. 80 (a) and 84 (c) (2005)

Text of the recommendation

80. The Committee recommends to the State party that it: Provide adolescents with information on the harmful consequences of alcohol, drug and tobacco use. The Committee recommends to the State party that it:(a) Effectively implement its domestic labour laws and the National Programme against Child Labour as well as its subprogrammes, for example the Elimination of Child Labour in the Tobacco Industry Project and ensure that child workers participate in discussions about the solution to this problem.

84. (c) Ensure that street children are reached through trained street educators and counsellors and provided with adequate nutrition, clothing and shelter as well as with social and health services and educational opportunities, including vocational and life skills training, in order to support their full development and provide them with adequate protection and assistance;


Comittee on the Rights of the Child, CONSIDERATION OF REPORTS SUBMITTED BY STATES PARTIESUNDER ARTICLE 44 OF THE CONVENTION, CRC/C/15/Add.259 (2005). Par. 80 (a) and 84 (c). Available at: https://docstore.ohchr.org/SelfServices/FilesHandler.ashx?enc=6QkG1d%2FPPRiCAqhKb7yhsgnXZ0ChBsrwmcy8%2F%2BFNoDGaBd%2Bir1PK%2BbsnVoDpoJKAXkROkf7%2BH%2FDnfGOESRALM1LqaOV2Qe4mJrBBu%2FulxZ0hbgE9KDAA8g6pI7yyqKYE