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Will Trump's anti-abortion Geneva Consensus fall apart? | Open Democracy |

The anti-abortion Geneva Consensus Declaration, signed two weeks before the 2020 presidential elections, brings together some of the most authoritarian and anti-women regimes in the world - reflecting who President Trump counted as his international allies by the end of his four-year reign.

The declaration claims that "there is no international right to abortion, nor any international obligation on the part of states to finance or facilitate abortion". It declares that the `traditional family' - meaning a married, heterosexual couple and their biological children - is the "fundamental group unit of society", and each country has "the sovereign right" to make their own laws on abortion.

Geneva Consensus Declaration on Promoting Women's Health and Strengthening the Family

    The United States of America is pleased to present this joint statement on behalf of Brazil, Egypt, The Gambia, Hungary, Uganda, Indonesia*, Poland* and the United States who uphold the right to the highest attainable standards of health ...

Biden to reverse anti-abortion rights policies in new executive actions | CBS News |

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