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What human rights are at particular risk of being restricted during a pandemic?

Rights Rights and Freedoms
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The pandemic has also left people vulnerable to other human rights violations, including being at risk of:

-    experiencing racial discrimination or racial hatred

-    poverty and lack of sufficient resources for an adequate standard of living, due to higher unemployment

-    homelessness

-    experiencing family or domestic violence or elder abuse

-    experiencing mental health problems, or exacerbating existing conditions.

Governments have human rights obligations to address these situations and prevent them where possible.