United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (UNCSW)
Russian Federation


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COMMITTEE: United Nations Commission on the Status of Women

AGENDA: Emphasis on maternal Healthcare with respect to the millennium goals

DELEGATION: Russian Federation


The right to life is a fundamental human right, implying not only the right to protection against arbitrary execution by the state but also the obligations of governments to foster the conditions essential for life and survival. Human rights are universal and must be applied without discrimination on any grounds whatsoever, including sex. For women, human rights include access to services that will ensure safe pregnancy and childbirth.


The definition of reproductive health included “the right of access to appropriate health-care services that will enable women to go safely through pregnancy and childbirth a...