In support of the upcoming International Safe Abortion Day on September 28, civil society organisations have developed a joint statement on abortion rights for delivery at the 48th session of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva.
Please note that an abbreviated version of this statement with the updated number of signatories will be delivered orally on October 4, 2021 at the Human Rights Council.
The 48th session of the UN Human Rights Council will take place from September 13 to October 8.
Action Canada makes this statement also on behalf of the Sexual Rights Initiative during the 47th session of the Human Rights Council.
A joint statement by CHOICE for Youth and Sexuality, the Swedish Association for Sexuality Education, the Asian-Pacific Resource and Research Centre for Women, the International Planned Parenthood Federation, Plan International, AWID, and SRI during the dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on the Right to Education on the 47th session of the Human Rights Council.