Midwifery and Human Rights: A Practitioners' Guide

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This Guide has been developed to support midwives to deliver maternity services that respect human rights by providing accessible information about human rights and how they are relevant in a maternity context.


  • How the Human Rights Act works
  • Key rights
  • How to identify a human rights issue
  • How to raise a human rights issue
  • Applying human rights in practice: real life scenarios