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Controversial UN document may uphold 'reproductive rights' for children

Catholic World News - March 30, 2012

In April, the UN Commission on Population and Development will begin a final round of negotiations on a document that could state that children as young as ten have rights to “sexual and reproductive health”--a phrase linked by some UN officials to sex education, contraception, and abortion.

The round of negotiations “is sure to be among the most controversial in years,” according to the Catholic Family & Human Rights Institute.

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