CRPD concluding observations 2017, paragraph 13

UN recommendation

Plain English recommendation

Government should: Amend its abortion law. Guarantee women’s right to reproductive and sexual autonomy without legalising selective abortion due to fetal deficiency.

Original UN recommendation

The Committee recommends that the State party amend its abortion law accordingly. Women’s rights to reproductive and sexual autonomy should be respected without legalizing selective abortion on the ground of fetal deficiency.

Date of UN examination


UN article number

5 (equality and non-discrimination)

Last updated on 11/09/2019