Request for sign-on: HRC45 Joint civil society statement on abortion

In support of the upcoming International Safe Abortion Day on 28 September, the Sexual Rights Initiative, the Sexual and Reproductive Justice Coalition, the Center for Reproductive Rights, the Asian-Pacific Resource and Research Centre for Women, the Association for Women’s Rights in Development, CHOICE for Youth and Sexuality, the International Planned Parenthood Federation, Ipas, the International Service for Human Rights, the Youth Coalition for Sexual and Reproductive Rights and the Swedish Association for Sexuality Education have developed a joint statement on abortion rights for delivery at the 45th session of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva.

The focus of this year’s statement is on abortion in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. This initiative builds on previous joint statements on abortion to the Council these past 3 years, including last year’s statement signed by over 350 organizations and 530 persons. Click on the link below for more information and to sign on by 30 September 2020. Join us in solidarity!

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