Problem

Lack of funerals for dead foetuses

Other Names:
Denial of funerals for aborted foetuses
Nature:
To demonstrate their opposition to birth control in all its forms, activists hold funerals for foetuses which have been aborted. In the 1987 Vatican statement "On the Dignity of Procreation", Pope John Paul II stated: "The corpses of human embryos and foetuses, whether they have been deliberately aborted or not, must be respected just as the remains of other human beings".
Problem Type:
E: Emanations of other problems
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 1: No PovertyGOAL 10: Reduced Inequality
Date of last update
28.04.1997 – 00:00 CEST