UN urged to intervene over destruction of US abortion rights
Top human rights organizations are calling on the United Nations to intervene over the destruction of abortion rights in the US.
In a letter shared in advance with the Guardian and sent Thursday by nearly 200 organizations and experts, the authors detail how, since the overturning of the federal constitutional right to abortion in June 2022, some 22 million women and girls of reproductive age live in states where abortion access is now either banned or inaccessible.
Among the signatories are the Global Justice Center, Pregnancy Justice, Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch. They...