Zimbabwean Lawmakers Should Revise Laws To Ensure Adolescent Girls’ Rights To Sexual, Reproductive Health

Amnesty International: Zimbabwe: Revise colonial-era health law to ensure adolescent girls’ rights
“Zimbabwe’s colonial-era public health laws must be revised to guarantee the human rights, and the dignity and equality of everyone, including adolescent girls who bear the brunt of existing discrimination, Amnesty International said [Tuesday], ahead of the parliamentary debate on the Public Health Act Amendment Bill. … Public health and human rights experts have called on Zimbabwe’s government to remove age barriers for sexual and reproductive health services and information, and to ensure third party permission for accessing these services is not required…” (5/8).

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