Tags: sexual and reproductive health rights

Ulrike Lunacek and Pope Francis

Plenary Summary: Pope receives rainbow scarf; Parliament condemns violence against LGBT Iraqis

The Strasbourg week is over, so it is time for a plenary update. Apart from voting for LGBTI rights and sexual and reproductive health rights (SRHR) in the post 2015 United Nations development strategy, the Parliament adopted a resolution condemning … 
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Posted in: Parliamentary work, Recent news on November 28th, 2014
Flags outside the European Parliament building Louise Weiss in Strasbourg

European Parliament votes for UN development strategy to include LGBTI rights

Yesterday, the European Parliament voted for a report defining its input into theĀ global future development policy. The report contains strong wording on LGBTI rights and sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR). In 2000 the UN adopted the Millennium Declaration, … 
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Posted in: Press releases, Recent news on November 26th, 2014
Edite Estrela MEP

European Parliament rejects resolution on sexual and reproductive health rights

Today the plenary of the European Parliament rejected a report on sexual and reproductive health rights. The text called for access to safe and legal abortion, non-discrimination, and the right to access healthcare and sexuality education.

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Posted in: Press releases, Recent news on December 10th, 2013
Edite ESTRELA MEP, Rapporteur

Religious and political conservatives block vote on reproductive health and rights report

Members of the European Parliament were due to vote on a report on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights today. Instead, intense lobbying by right-wing religious and political conservatives mustered enough support to send the report back to the Committee on Women’s Rights and Gender Equality.

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Posted in: Press releases, Recent news on October 22nd, 2013