Article 10, Right to care

Everyone has the right to care, to be cared for, and to care for themselves from birth through death. The State is compelled to provide the means to ensure such care conducted decently and under conditions of equality and co-responsibility.

The State shall guarantee this right through a Comprehensive Care System and other regulations and public policies that incorporate a focus on human rights, gender, and the promotion of personal autonomy. The System shall be State-owned, based on parity and solidarity, universal, with cultural appropriateness, gender perspective, and intersectionality. Its shall be gradually, sufficiently, and permanently funded.

The system shall be especially attentive to infants, children and adolescents, the elderly, individuals with disabilities, individuals in a situation of dependency, and individuals with serious or terminal illnesses. Likewise, it shall safeguard the rights of caregivers.