universal access

24 Jun: EU countries should ensure universal access to sexual and reproductive health

(Source: European Parliament)

Guarantee access to safe and legal abortionRemove all barriers to sexual and reproductive health servicesThe COVID-19 pandemic has had a negative impact on women’s health and rightsThere should be no VAT on menstrual products

MEPs urge member states to protect and further enhance women’s sexual and reproductive health and rights in a report adopted on Thursday.

With 378 votes in favour, 255 against and 42 abstentions, plenary states that the right to health, in particular sexual and reproductive health rights (SRHR), is a fundamental pillar of women’s rights and gender equality that cannot in any way be …