General Assembly Resolution # 286
A resolution to improve worldwide human and civil rights.
BELIEVING in the reproductive rights of all individuals,
ACKNOWLEDGING that individuals may have cultural or religious misgivings regarding termination of pregnancy,
BEMOANING the fact that some nations codify such misgivings without regard for the freedom of the individuals to choose,
YEARNING to put the choice of whether or not to give birth firmly in the control of each individual;
THE WORLD ASSEMBLY
RECOGNISES that the termination of pregnancy is a medical procedure, with all the rights and protections afforded to such a practice,
MANDATES that Member Nations recognise the right of all individuals to have their pregnancies terminated through safe, openly accessible procedures,
DEMANDS that Member Nations prohibit any impediment to the termination of pregnancy that is not applied to medical procedures of similar risk and complexity,
REQUIRES Member Nations to ensure protection from targeted animosity to providers and patients of the procedures covered by this resolution,
PERMITS Member Nations to enact policies encouraging individuals to allow live delivery of their offspring, provided such policies do not ultimately hinder the individual from terminating their pregnancy,
SUGGESTS that Member Nations encouraging live deliveries take unwanted offspring into their own care.