The human right to a dignity life

  • Z. Baimagambetova
  • A. Maulen


The issues of defining and interpreting the right to a decent life now cause a lot of controversyand debate in the scientific environment, since there is no holistic understanding of a decent life andlegal fixing in normative acts, which causes problems of application in theoretical and law enforcementactivities.Thearticle considers political, legal, socio-economic, environmental, social factors affecting theprovision of human rights for a decent life, the main problems of the current legislation of the Republicof Kazakhstan and its correlation with international legal norms are outlined.An analysis of scientific approaches to the concept of «the right to a decent life» was conducted toachieve the goal and objectives, basic criteria for a decent life such as the quality and standard of livingof a person were determined, the content of each of them was disclosed. Some recommendations aregiven on the transformation of the norms of international law and international practice in the field ofensuring the right to a decent life in the national legislation and policy of the Republic of Kazakhstan.The authors conclude that the main goal in the form of ensuring a decent standard of living and improvingthe quality of life, especially in the conditions of the current global financial crisis, the problemof realizing the right to a decent life is a complex problem that must be solved jointly by all governmentbodies responsible for well-being and health person in Kazakhstan.Key words: the right to a decent life, the state, the quality of life, the standard of living, human andcitizen rights.
How to Cite
BAIMAGAMBETOVA, Z.; MAULEN, A.. The human right to a dignity life. International Relations and International Law Journal, [S.l.], v. 81, n. 1, p. 56-66, apr. 2018. ISSN 1563-0285. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 24 mar. 2019.