JOINT CIVIL SOCIETY STATEMENT 42ND SESSION OF THE UN HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL INTERNATIONAL SAFE ABORTION DAY - 28 SEPTEMBER 2019
Statement delivered by Action Canada for Population and Development (ACPD)
Agenda Item #3 – Promotion and Protection of all human rights, civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights, including the right to development – General Debate
The Center for Reproductive Rights, the Sexual Rights Initiative, the Association for Progressive Communications, the International Service for Human Rights, the Swedish Association for Sexuality Education, the World Young Women Christian Association welcome the major gains on women’s and girls’ rights and sexual and reproductive health and rights at the 38th session of the Human Rights Council.
Mr. President, Action Canada for Sexual Health and Rights and the Canadian Alliance for Sex Work Law Reform makes this statement in collaboration with the Sexual Rights Initiative.
We welcome Canada’s acceptance of the recommendation to ensure equal access to abortion and comprehensive sexuality education across all provinces and territories.
United Nations Human Rights Council 39th Session
NGO Oral Statement
Speaker Name: Samreen Shahbaz
Thank you Mr. President,
The Asian Pacific Resource and Research Centre for Women (ARROW) and Action Canada for Population and Development make this statement in collaboration with Right Here Right Now Bangladesh and Sexual Rights Initiative.