UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.172
Plain English recommendation
Ensure the abortion law in Northern Ireland is in line with international human rights law. Decriminalise abortion and ensure it is an option in cases of severe/fatal fetal anomalies and where the pregnancy results from rape or incest.
Original UN recommendation
Ensure that the law governing access to abortion in Northern Ireland fully complies with international human rights law, by decriminalizing abortion and ensuring access to abortion in cases of severe and fatal fetal anomalies and where the pregnancy is a result of rape or incest (Sweden).
Date of UN examination