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Table 1 The OPERA framework for assessing compliance with human rights [5]

From: Using international human rights law to improve child health in low-income countries: a framework for healthcare professionals

Outcome indicators Measure aggregate levels of rights enjoyment (Minimum core obligations) Measure disparities in rights enjoyment (non-discrimination) Measure progress over time (Progressive realisation)
Policy E fforts Identify legal and policy commitments Examine policy content and implementation Analyse policy progress
R esource indicators Evaluate resource allocation Evaluate resource generation Analyse policy processes
A ssessment Identify other determinants Understand state constraints Determine state compliance
  1. Bold data are the headings