44th Parliament, 1st Session
(November 22, 2021 - Present)

Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights of Women Globally

Report and Government Response

Report 20: Canada’s Approach to Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights
  • Adopted by the Committee: May 30, 2023
  • Presented to the House: June 16, 2023

On Monday, June 20, 2022, the committee adopted the following motion:

That, pursuant to Standing Order 108(2), given recent reports of international backsliding related to women’s sexual and reproductive health and rights, the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs undertake a comprehensive study on the global access to the full range of health services, including family planning and modern contraception; comprehensive sexuality education; safe and legal abortion and post-abortion care; laws restricting or prohibiting women’s rights to abortion, the medical and socioeconomic importance of maintaining the right to access safe abortion; and prevention and treatment of HIV/AIDS and sexually transmitted infections and what actions Canada can undertake to support women’s sexual and reproductive health and rights globally; that the committee report its findings to the House; and that this study does not begin prior to October 1, 2022.


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