UN Human Rights Council: oral statement on abortion laws for interactive dialogue with the Working Group on the issue of discrimination against women
Amnesty International made this oral statement during the interactive dialogue with the Working Group on the issue of discrimination against women in law and practice held at the 29th session of the UN Human Rights Council (15 June – 3 July 2015). That statement welcomes concerns expressed by the Working Group about criminalization of abortion, including in the context of its country visits to Chile, Peru and Spain. See also “The UN Human Rights Council must urge States to reform discriminatory abortion laws”, https://www.amnesty.org/en/documents/ior40/1704/2015/en.
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