First Global Forum on Youth Policies, Baku, Azerbaijan, 29-30 October 2014

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STOP PRESS: Chilean Constitutional Commission agrees to send the abortion bill to the full Senate!!!

Following a vote today, 17 January, in the Constitutional Commission of the Chilean Senate, the fantastic news is: the abortion bill was approved by the Commission by a vote of three in favour and 2 against. It can now be ...
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Committee on Rights of the Child General Comment No. 20 (2016) on implementation of the rights of the child during adolescence

This is some of the first language in a treaty body general comment reconciling adolescents’ evolving capacities with the ability to consent to sexual and reproductive health services, explicitly affirming adolescents’ autonomy and decision-making in the context of their sexual ...
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Abortion law reform in the NI assembly faces delays, but two prosecutions in the courts going ahead

The Belfast Telegraph apparently always talks about medical abortion pills as "poison" in articles about these prosecutions, using the outdated terminology in the 1861 Offences against the Person Act, the antiquated law under which all the prosecutions are taking place ...
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Tanzanian High Court: Third party consent to marriage of girls under 18 is unconstitutional

The Court held that the differential treatment of girls and boys by these existing legal provisions, which permitted girls to marry underage with the consent of a third party (such as a parent or guardian) was discriminatory and infringed the ...
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Canadian judge bars inappropriate anti-abortion advertisements on public buses

City officials in Grande Prairie, in northwest Alberta province, rejected a confrontational advertisement for the side of the city's municipal buses, which led to a two-year court battle between the anti-abortion group claiming the right to freedom of expression against ...
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What’s coming down the road? What’s already happened?

In 2016, 18 US states enacted 50 new abortion restrictions, bringing the number of new abortion restrictions enacted since 2010 to 338. On the other hand, between 2001 and 2016, US states have enacted 214 legislative measures aimed at expanding ...

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