The golden rules for this paper:
Global standards of mental health
-Mental health outcome collected at a global level
-WHO (Mental Health Rights Tool Kit last week)
-Laws that are harmful and helpful
-What laws are considered to impact most
-What are the treaty bodies on economic and global rights in guidelines for reporting in all
-Whether it is adequate to address mental health concerns in developing countries
-Stay at the global level
-Do not mention violations at all!
-Do not use adjectives
-Why is mental health not prioritized? (Put this in the discussion).
-Every fact mentioned needs a citations
-Use credible data
-Must be evidence based
-Main ideas: 1) the public health 2)the laws 3)the human rights must be the main ideas and
concepts of this paper
-We are looking at this paper globally! Do not individualize a country! Use credible global
sources like The WHO.
The overall goal of the final project is for you to demonstrate your ability to:
1.Describe and analyze the health, human rights, and legal aspects of a topic of your
2.Advocate for certain actions to take place in response to your analysis.
In an 8-10 page paper, provide a rigorous, evidence-informed analysis of the health, human
rights, and legal aspects of your topic. Your analysis should demonstrate a familiarity with the
public health literature, human rights literature, and human rights standards, with particular
attention to the human rights reports of the applicable country or countries. Do not advocate for
specific actions in your paper. You will get a chance to do that in your elevator speech. The
public health, legal, and human rights aspects portions of the paper should be quite concise; the
analysis will be where most of your findings are presented.
Your paper should contain at least the following:
●Public Health Aspects