COVID-19 and its human rights dimensions

COVID-19 and its human rights dimensions

COVID 19 is a test of societies, of governments, of communities and of individuals. Now is the time for solidarity and cooperation to tackle the virus, and to mitigate the effects, often unintended, of measures designed to halt the spread of the virus.

Respect for human rights across the spectrum, including economic and social rights, and civil and political rights, will be fundamental to the success of the public health response.

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(Originally posted on United Nations Human Rights Office of the High Commissioner website)