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(x) Repeal the Hyde Amendment



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(x) Repeal the Hyde Amendment;

(xi) Adopt the Woman’s Health Protection Act;

(xii) Disallow conscientious objection by health care personnel, providers and insurers to performing procedures to which women are legally entitled and for which there is no easily accessible, affordable and immediate alternative health provider; (xiii) Expand access to health care for immigrants via for instance the adoption of the Health Equity and Access under the Law (HEAL) for Immigrant Women and Families Act;

(xiii) Ensure women in prostitution/sex workers are not criminalized;

(xiv) Amend gun control laws to effectively protect women against gun violence;

(xv) Change laws to ensure that the legal age of marriage is systematically 18 for both women and men;

Access to justice

(xvi) Ensure further gender diversity and gender sensitive adjudication in judiciaries;

(xvii) Revisit and reinvigorate substantive equality for women in court proceedings and ensure access to justice for all without discrimination, with adequate legal representation be regarded as a civil right which, where necessary, should be publically funded;

(xviii) Ensure systematic accountability in cases of police brutality noting in particular the frequency of police brutality against African American women;

(xix) Empower Native American tribes to ensure justice in their communities through the exercise of full criminal jurisdiction within their lands.


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