United Nations Urge Nigeria To Allow Women Molested By Boko Haram Have Abortions

Published 4 years ago by: MrJohn
at 08:27 PM, 1/07/2015 (4 years ago)

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Following the high incidences of rape of women and children in captivity of Islamist terror group, Boko Haram, the United Nations rights chief has urged Nigeria to show compassion and make it easier for victims who became pregnant in captivity to access abortions.

According to Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein who addressed the UN Human Rights council in a special session on Boko Haram,

“During their captivity, lasting in many cases for months or even years, women and girls have been sexually enslaved, raped and forced into so-called ‘marriages’”

He said many survivors of the horrific episode are now pregnant by their rapists and several reportedly wish to terminate these unwanted pregnancies.

However, Nigeria's abortion laws do not allow for such a procedure to be done except  the life of the woman is at risk. In any other case abortions are illegal.

Al Hussin therefore  strongly urged "the most compassionate possible interpretation of the current regulations in Nigeria to include the risk of suicide and risks to mental health for women and young girls who have suffered such appalling cruelty,"

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beneno at 08:32 PM, 1/07/2015 (4 years ago)
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warever
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dis4real at 08:38 PM, 1/07/2015 (4 years ago)
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Na sooooo
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Deltaboy1 at 08:44 PM, 1/07/2015 (4 years ago)
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bokoharam of 2morrow, without the Hausa and Fulani in Nigeria, Nigeria would have been a better place
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enyiekere at 09:07 PM, 1/07/2015 (4 years ago)
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UN advices are always anti Christ in nature, eg gay marrage,
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temi_1 at 09:10 PM, 1/07/2015 (4 years ago)
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ok
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royalsam450 at 11:15 PM, 1/07/2015 (4 years ago)
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See change
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royalsam450 at 11:17 PM, 1/07/2015 (4 years ago)
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Quote from: Deltaboy1 on 08:44 PM,  1/07/2015
bokoharam of 2morrow, without the Hausa and Fulani in Nigeria, Nigeria would have been a better place
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You are a fool wot of the yoruba the triator and igbo the drug dealler
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mathzno at 12:22 AM, 2/07/2015 (4 years ago)
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By their fruits we shall know them
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taung89 at 12:43 AM, 2/07/2015 (4 years ago)
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D!ckhead who told you hausa are Nigeria
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Iwarao at 08:41 AM, 2/07/2015 (4 years ago)
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there should nt abort it they give birth to childrend to increase nigerian population. 
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ignis99 at 08:44 AM, 2/07/2015 (4 years ago)
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shooooo!!!!!!!
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Moriseye at 10:12 AM, 2/07/2015 (4 years ago)
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The babies are innocent please. The mothers should give birth to them and give them to orphanages or for adoption. We have many people who are terrible in nature and were not product of rape. Who is sinless before God ?
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elchymo at 06:10 PM, 15/08/2015 (4 years ago)
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It's a delicate issue...
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