Submission on General Comment on Article 6 (Right to Life) under the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR) to the United Nations Human Rights Committee By Reproductive Health Matters

29 June, 2015

 

Submission-on-General-Comment-on-Article-6_FINALReproductive Health Matters has submitted written input to the work of the Human Rights Committee in preparation for a General Comment on Article 6 (Right to Life) of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR).

Our comments are limited to the issue of maternal mortality, unsafe abortion, including as a result of criminalisation of abortion and the denial of care following miscarriage and unsafe abortion, as well as the equal right to enjoyment of the right to life of LGBTI people.

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