Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR)

02.11.20

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The Center for Reproductive Rights together with partners and civil society groups working in the Philippines prepared a submission to contribute to the upcoming report of the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) on the situation of human rights in the Philippines as requested by the Human Rights Council (the Council) in its Resolution 41/2 adopted on 11 July 2019 on the promotion and protection of human rights in the country. The submission focused on the grave violations of fundamental human rights resulting from one of the most restrictive abortion laws in the world which causes preventable deaths and injuries among women and girls who are unable to access safe and legal abortion services.

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