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Because of human rights, doctors must involve patient’s families in “do not resuscitate” notices, mums and children are kept together when fleeing domestic violence, and you have a right to know the details about your own adoption. Families need human rights.

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Sterilisation is considered the deprivation of a basic human right

Related European Convention Articles

This case was about the wardship of an 11 year old girl with mental health problems. The court said sterilisation was the deprivation of a basic human right and it would, if for non-therapeutic reasons without consent, be a violation of that right.