United Nations human rights experts urge governments across the world to decriminalise abortion

Geneva (27 September 2018)- Speaking ahead of the International Day on Safe Abortion, a group of United Nations human rights experts urged governments across the world to decriminalise abortion and enhance their progress towards ensuring the right of every woman or girl to make autonomous decisions about her pregnancy. This is at the very core of her fundamental right to equality, privacy and physical and mental integrity and is a precondition for the enjoyment of other rights and freedoms.

Read full communication here: https://www.ohchr.org/EN/NewsEvents/Pages/DisplayNews.aspx?NewsID=23644&LangID=E&utm_source=International+Campaign+for+Women%27s+Right+to+Safe+Abortion+membership+list&utm_campaign=89af990189-&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_c9f67cdfa6-89af990189-129543861