“All Human Rights are universal, indivisible, interdependent and interrelated.” Sexual life is a fundamental aspect of the human person who is entitled as such to receive protection in the framework of international human rights law. Our study aims to present sexual rights in the perspective of Human Rights, and to understand how Sexual Rights can be enhanced and better promoted.
The presentation is based on a careful analysis of basic documents such the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the European Convention on Human Rights, the Yogyakarta Principles on the Application of International Human Rights Law in relation to Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity, The International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) in Cairo, the WAS Declaration of Sexual Rights and the IPPF declaration of Sexual Rights. These international treaties including rights such as the right to life, freedom, intimacy, security of person, and the right to benefit from medical advances and better health, freedom of expression, the right to marry and found a family, contribute to the control of their sex life by individuals. These general Human Rights are supplemented by specific recommendations about sexuality and sexual health, but sexual rights still do not have legal effects of Human Rights official treaties.
For the UNESCO Chair, Sexual Rights are a component of the Human Rights, used in the context of its educational and political mission. The UNESCO Chair of Sexual Health and Human Rights, is working in the integration of Sexual Rights in the framework of Human Rights and the preliminary advances and hypotheses will be presented.
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