The European Social Charter is a Council of Europe's treaty (www.coe.int) guaranteeing basic social and economic rights which concern all individuals. The right to work and to a fair remuneration, the right to social security, the right to protection against poverty and social exclusion and the right to housing are regarded as particularly significant.
There is no such rule according to which organs of child protection should be informed if the Labour Inspectorate finds an employee of childhood during an investigation. According to the Ombudsman such a lack of legal norms endangers the right of children to protection and care and their right to legal safety. Máté Szabó has made this statement after press news mentioned that employees of childhood age were found at the construction of the M7 motorway.
According to the draft text, the future Hungarian constitution will contain new elements for the ombudsman institution which are both symbolic and substantive. As regards the work of the ombudsmen, a new system will be introduced.
There is an urgent need to introduce both the professional minimum standards and the legal and ethical conditions of homebirth in Hungary - the Ombudsman repeated this statement three years ago. Considering the needs of the civil society and partial interests of the obstetrics he has also decided to evaluate the present situation from human rights point of view.
Under the supervision of the guards, a detainee with wheel-chair was forced and pushed into a police van. The reason why this disabled person was not willing to enter the van proprio was the lack of seat-belt in the transporting vehicle. The Parliamentary Commissioner for Civil Rights has noticed the violation of fundamental rights and human dignity of disabled persons.
Three high school students attempted to steal a bijou as a bet from a shop in Budapest city-center. According their statements, they regretted their act and returned the jewelries after being captured by the security guard. However, the police followed the new relevant articles of the Act on Minor Offences as they took the 15 years-old girls to the responsible police office and imprisoned them for 1,5 day.