We’ll be at ICPD+25

Concurrent Panel, Wednesday, 13 November, 1pm, 

Co-chaired by Shilpa Shroff & Susana Chavez 

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Commitment by the Campaign

The International Campaign for Women’s Right to Safe Abortion commits to campaigning for the following to achieve zero preventable maternal deaths by 2030:

  • decriminalisation of abortion
  • universal access to safe abortion in every country
  • availability of safe abortion at the woman’s/girl’s request

in recognition that safe abortion is necessary to achieve gender equality and of women’s and girls’ right to life and health. 

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Nairobi Statement on ICPD25: Accelerating the Promise (official statement)

Why this statement 25 years later still fails to support universal access to safe abortion:
The Cairo compromise on abortion and its consequences for making abortion safe and legal, by Marge Berer, in: Reproductive Health and Human Rights: The Way Forward, University of Pennsylvania Press, 2009