GJC President Janet Benshoof details how US aid abortion restrictions hurt forcibly impregnated Boko Haram victims.
After months of GJC travel & advocacy, The United Kingdom, The Netherlands, France, Belgium and Norway directly challenged the US anti-abortion restrictions caused by the Helms Amendment at the US 2015 Universal Periodic Review.
Current U.S. policy blocks abortion access to newly freed Nigerian captives impregnated by Boko Haram. The time to act is now.
The time is more urgent than ever for President Obama to overturn the Helms Amendment giving them access to live-saving medical care.
Read GJC's Op-ed published on PassBlue, calling on the International Criminal Court to investigate Boko Haram for genocide.
GJC calls on the Chief Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court to investigate the kidnapping as an act of genocide.
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