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African Commission's "guidance" requires legalization of abortion
A new effort is underway to force African countries that have ratified the Maputo Protocol to overturn laws that protect women and unborn children from the violence of abortion claiming such action is needed to ensure compliance with the abortion provision, Article 14, of the treaty. ...MORE

UK House of Commons Approves Creation of "Three Parent" Babies
The House of Commons has passed draft legislation that will make the United Kingdom (UK) the first country to permit "three parent" babies. ...MORE

New collaboration between the UN and OAS likely to increase abortion pressure in the Americas
The new United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Prince Zeid of Jordan, and the President of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR), Tracy Robinson of Jamaica, signed a declaration that seeks to enhance cooperation in the area of human rights among the two human rights entities. ...MORE

UN Survey on Women Recommends Global Legalization of Abortion
UN Women--the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women--has released the World Survey on the Role of Women in Development 2014: Gender Equality and Sustainable Development, including a recommendation for access to abortion. ...MORE

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