Legal sources by subject

On this page you will find a list of issues which roughly make up the basic human rights. Each link includes the relevant articles of the general declaration of human rights, the UN Human Rights Convention, the European Convention on Human Rights, further European conventions and the Swiss Federal Constitution.


Labour rights


Discrimination


Freedom of marriage / Forced marriage


Securing one's basic needs and emergency relief


Torture and inhuman treatment, prohibition of


Freedom of association


Forced labour / Slavery


Freedom of expression and freedom of information


Human Rights Education


Minority rights


Non-refoulement principle



Political rights


Education, right to


Health, right to


Life, right to


Food and water, right to


Shelter and accommodation, right to


Privacy, protection of


Freedom of thought, conscience and religion


Family life, protection of


Social security


Death penalty


Genocide / Crimes against humanity


Procedural guarantees


Freedom of assembly


Freedom of the arts and sciences / Cultural rights


Children's rights


Women’s rights

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