Action Canada submission to the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

Posted on March, 11 2015 by Action Canada

This report was submitted by Action Canada for Sexual Health and Rights in advance of Canada’s review during the 55th Pre-Sessional working group of the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural, taking place from March 9 to 13 2015.

The report examines violations of articles 12 and 13 of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights with respect to ensuring access to safe abortion services without discrimination, providing young people with access to accurate, evidence-based sexuality education, and the denial of sexual and reproductive health care on moral or religious grounds.

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