UN Official urges abortion right upheld in Zika outbreak

TVC E. The United Nations Human Rights watch under the chairmanship of Zeid Al’Hussein on Monday in Geneva has called on affected countries with the Zika Virus to make available sexual and reproductive health counselling to women and uphold their right to terminate pregnancies. The commissioner Al’Hussein said, in a statement that laws and policies that restrict women access to these services must be urgently reviewed in line with human rights obligations. He also said, that this has become necessary in order to ensure any affected woman the right to health for all in practice. This is because the virus has been found to be harmful to kids, it leads to babies being born with small heads and birth defects the medical term is microcephaly. The United States of America Centre for Disease Control & Prevention states that microcephaly is linked to Seizures Developmental delay, such as problems with speech or other developmental milestones (like sitting, standing, and walking) Intellectual disability...