U.N. Calls North Irish Pro-Life Laws 'Violence Against Women'

"It puts women in horrific situations.”

Northern Ireland supports the unborn by allowing abortion only in cases when it is required by a woman's health. That is so incredibly rare that only 13 abortions were performed in that country in 2016/17. And yet apparently, that is violence against women, at least according to The U.N. Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW). 

CEDAW spokeswoman Ruth Halperin-Kaddari said:

“Denial of abortion and criminalisation of abortion amounts to discrimination against women because it is a denial of a service that only women need. And it puts women in horrific situations," and “constitutes violence against women that may amount to torture or cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment.” 

The U.N. didn't seem to have anything to say about the torture and cruelty abortion perpetrates upon the unborn. 

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