EIn Mexico, there are laws to protect farm workers, migrant day laborers and their families.
The Political Constitution of the United Mexican States addresses the right to HEALTH, a healthy environment, housing and living conditions of the entire population and, in its Title I, Chapter I of individual rights, in Article 4, says:
EVERY PERSON HAS A RIGHT TO RECEIVE MEDICAL TREATMENT WHEN DEEMED NECESSARY. THE LAW SHALL NOT ONLY DEFINE THE GUIDING CRITERIA REGULATING ACCESS TO HEALTH SERVICE BUT ALSO ESTABLISH CONCURRENT ACTIVITIES TO BE CARRIED OUT BY THE FEDERATION AND THE STATES IN ORGANIZING PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICES UNDER ARTICLE 73, PRAGRAPH XVI OF THIS CONSTITUTION.
EVERY PERSON HAS A RIGHT TO LIVE UNDER CONDITIONS ADEQUATE FOR HIS DEVELOPMENT AND WELFARE.
EVERY FAMILY HAS A RIGHT TO A DIGNIFIED AND DECENT HOUSEHOLD. THE LAW SHALL ESTABLISH ALL REGULATIONS AND INCENTIVES DEEMED TO BE NECESSARY TO ACHIVE SUCH A GOAL.
CHILDREN´S NEEDS TO NOURISHMENT, HEALTH, EDUCATION, RECREATION AND FULL DEVELOPMENT SHALL BE FULFILLED.
THE STATE SHALL ASSIST PRIVATE INDIVIDUALS IN ENFORCING CHILDREN´S RIGHTS.
Furthermore,l Artículo 133
of the Constitution provides that international conventions that arere ratified by Mexico are the supreme law.
Article 133. This Constitution, the laws of the Congress of the Union that emanate therefrom, and all treaties that have been made and shall be made in accordance therewith by the President of the Republic, with the approval of the Senate, shall be the supreme law of the whole Union. The judges of each State shall conform to the said Constitution, the laws, and treaties, in spite of any contradictory provisions that may appear in the constitutions or laws of the States.
• Declaration of the Rights of the Child
• UNICEF Convention on the Rights of the Child
• Convention 182
on the worst forms of child labor and immediate action for its removal
• Convention 29
on forced labor
• Convention 105
on the abolition of forced labor
Ministry of Labor and Social Security
• NOM 003-STPS
• Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs).
• Code of Conduct about the Distribution and the use of Pesticides
• Rotterdam Agreement
• Prior Informed Consent (PIC Procedure)
• General Law of Ecological Equilibrium and Environmental Protection
• Federal Law on Radio and Television
• Federal Law on Radio and Television
Migrants – Employment
• International convention on the protection of the rights of all migrant workers and members of their families
Human rights of migrants
• Convention 169 on indigenous and tribal peoples in independent countries
• Convention 122 on employment policy
• Convenio 154 sobre el fomento de la negociación colectiva
• Convention 154 on the promotion of collective bargaining
• Convention 168 concerning employment promotion and unemployment protection
Employment and occupation
• Convention 100 Equal Remuneration
International Human Rights Instruments
• Universal Declaration of Human Rights
• International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights
• International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights
• Facultative Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights.
• United Nations Declaration on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination
• International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination
Welfare, Social Progress and Development
• Declaration on Social Progress and Development
• Declaration on the use of scientific and technological progress in the interest of peace and the benefit of mankind
• Declaration on the Right to Development
• Declaration on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women
• Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women
• Declaration on the Elimination of Violence against Women
• Facultative Protocol of the Convention on Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women