Dignity is not something which comes to mind when I think about ripping a baby out of his or her mother’s womb. However, at an informal briefing to the 193-Member Assembly, where the UN chief presented his Road to Dignity synthesis report on the post-2015 agenda he included abortion.
Calling the document his guide negotiations for a new global agenda centered on people and the planet, and underpinned by human rights, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s “The Road to Dignity by 2030 Ending Poverty, Transforming All Lives and Protecting the Planet, was presented to the United Nations General Assembly.
“Next year, 2015, will herald an unprecedented opportunity to take far-reaching, long-overdue global action to secure our future well-being,” Mr. Ban said as he called on Member States to be “innovative, inclusive, agile, determined and coordinated” in negotiating the agenda that will succeed the landmark Millennium Development…
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