United States: Authorities manipulating COVID-19 crisis to restrict access to abortion, say UN experts

GENEVA (27 May 2020) ­– UN experts* said today that some US states appear to be manipulating the COVID-19 crisis to curb access to essential abortion care. The UN Working Group on Discrimination against Women and Girls said COVID-19 emergency orders suspending procedures not deemed immediately medically necessary had been used by states such as […]