UN accepts motion that calls for access to “safe abortions”
United Nations moves towards establishing abortion as human right
The United Nations General Assembly is finishing negotiations on a resolution that would force all UN agencies to declare abortion a human right.
Polish pharmacist to court for refusing to provide a morning-after pill
A Polish pharmacist has started a lawsuit to defend her right to refuse the provision of a morning-after pill. Her defence refers to the conscience clause, which allows doctors to refuse treatments that are contrary to their beliefs.
New trade agreement forces African countries to follow European ideas
A new trade agreement with the European Union should bring African countries welfare and security. But in return, these countries must prioritise abortion and sexual diversity on their agenda. They also have to support the European Union within the United Nations. African countries feel put on the spot. They speak of ‘cultural neo colonialism’. In addition, the European Union acts contrary to its own agreements.