Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Concluding Observations Adopted by CRC » Catholic Family and Human Rights Institute

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Note by Marc Aupiais

UN meeting concludes that children should have the right to be aborted.

" Published: 10/20/10  11:14 AM  - By Seana Cranston, J.D.  Concluding Observations Adopted by CRC The concluding observations adopted by the Committee on the Rights of the Child at its 55th session, held in Geneva, have been released.  The countries included are Angola, Burundi, Guatemala, Montenegro, Nicaragua, Spain, Sri Lanka, and the Sudan. 

In its concluding observations, the CRC calls on Nicaragua to decriminalize abortion.  Montenegro is told that it should provide adolescents with appropriate "reproductive health services, including reproductive health education."  In addition, the CRC says that it "notes with concern the limited knowledge among adolescents about reproductive health," in Sri Lanka. "

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