Report on a human rights-based approach to reducing preventable maternal mortality and morbidity
United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
To the Human Rights Council at its 45th session
In the present report, submitted pursuant to Human Rights Council resolution 39/10, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights outlines initiatives related to the application of the technical guidance on the application of a human rights-based approach to the implementation of policies and programmes to reduce preventable maternal mortality and morbidity. The report also includes an analysis of maternal morbidity as a human rights concern, and conclusions and recommendations.
More on the technical guidance on the application of a human rights-based approach to preventing maternal mortality.
To prepare this report, the UN Human Rights office invited all United Nations Member States, United Nations agencies and funds, regional organizations, national human rights institutions, non-governmental organizations, independent experts of human rights treaty bodies, Human Rights Council special procedures and other relevant stakeholders to submit information.
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