Right to Food from Perspective of Instruments of International Law with Emphasis to Nutrition Right of Children
: child rights
Manuchehr Tavassoli Naini
(Associate Professor of Department of Law, Faculty of Administrative Sciences and Economics , University of Isfahan, Isfahan, Iran)
(M.A. in International Law, Shahid Ashrafi Esfahani University, Isfahan, Iran)
Right to Food,
Adequate standard of Living,
The right to food is one of the basic and fundamental rights for every person. In order to be able to benefit from other rights, people’s nutritional needs must first be satisfied. Without securing and attending to this right and innate need, a human will not be able to live and benefit from the rest of human rights. The right to food is not a separate and distinct topic, it's one of the subsets rights of economic and social rights that are recognized under the title of right to adequate standards of living including right to food. The result of this research shows that in addition to the universal importance of right to food and nutrition, children’s nutrition is more important because of their age and health status. Child nutrition as well as other rights, particularly right to education is very closely related. These are the things that turn the right to food into one of the most important human rights that requires attention, infringement on which should be followed up and investigated.
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