Section 8 requires policy officers to consider the impact of government policy on all sectors of society. It is consequently related to all of the other human rights protected in the Charter and is specifically related to:

protection from torture and cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment (s. 10);

freedom of movement (s. 12);

the right to freedom of thought, conscience, religion and belief (s. 14);

the right to freedom of expression (s. 15);

protection of families and children (s. 17);

cultural rights (s. 19).