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Children’s Right to a Healthy Environment

Expand Three girls play the game isolo on the ground in the lead-affected township of Waya in Kabwe. Soil is the main source of lead exposure in Kabwe. © 2018 Zama Neff/Human Rights Watch Human Rights Watch appreciates the opportunity to provide a submission to the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights on children’s right to a healthy environment, in advance of its 2020 annual full-day meeting on the same topic. The impact of environmental degradation and pollution on children’s rights (question 1) For over a decade, Human Rights Watch has documented how governments have failed…

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