This briefing paper is part of the Center's Bringing Rights to Bear series.
During the UN high-level event on the Millennium Development Goals in September 2008, IIMMHR called upon global leaders to recognize maternal health as a human right.
Statement delivered by Paul Hunt, the former UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Health, during a panel organized by the UN Human Rights Council on 5 June 2008.
Want to learn more about the UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Health? Click here to read a guide for civil society produced by the International Federation of Health and Human Rights Organisations.
Video archive of panel discussion during UN Human Rights Council's 8th Session
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