United Nations Committee Affirms Abortion as a Human Right

Huffington Post, Published 01/25/2016, Updated 02/02/2016

In a landmark case, Peru has compensated a woman for denying her a medically indicated abortion. She was forced to continue her pregnancy and deliver the doomed fetus, which survived only four days. Working with human rights lawyers, K.L. filed a complaint with the United Nations Human Rights Committee, based in Geneva.

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