Canada’s Joint Stakeholder Submission for the 30th Session of the UN’s Universal Periodic Review

Posted on March, 7 2018 by Action Canada

The federal government of Canada is responsible for ensuring the fulfillment of Canada’s international human rights treaty obligations. Specific barriers to the realization of human rights related to sexuality, gender and reproduction persist throughout Canada and must be resolved. This submission addresses three main issues that prevent individuals from exercising their sexual and reproductive rights including: the criminalization of sex work, unequal access to safe abortion services, and inconsistent implementation of curricula/school-based comprehensive sexuality education.

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