42nd UPR Session of the Human Rights Council on the human rights situation in Argentina, as delivered by Ms Anniken ENERSEN Minister Counsellor, Human Rights
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23 January 2023
Norway commends Argentina on the adoption of a law on the right to safe and legal abortion, [in line with recommendations made during the UPR process in 2017].
Norway recommends that Argentina:
1) ensures effective implementation of the law on the right to safe and legal abortion, including by disseminating information about the right to legal abortion, facilitating capacity-building for healthcare professionals, and collecting and publicising data at the local and national level regarding the implementation of the law;
2) strengthens efforts to combat gender-based violence, including by ensuring that victims have access to free legal representation;
3) finalises the national action plan on business and human rights, including through broad consultations;
4) takes further steps to ensure indigenous peoples’ right to consultation, and obtain their free, prior and informed consent before proceeding with legal and administrative measures that may affect their rights.