The Right to Life is universal and every human being is entitled to it.
This is according to Article 3 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights; which states, '...everyone has the right to life, liberty and security of persons.'
The argument as to when life begins has been and still continues, especially between the pro-life and pro-choice groups.
The pro-life group believe that life begins at conception, while the pro-choice insist that life begins at birth.
To this end, many women, who may have unfortunately chosen to procure an abortion or are contemplating to have one, are oblivious of the fact that the baby they are carrying feels pain as early as at eight weeks old. According to scientific research, the foetus is already responsive at that stage as it has physical structures necessary to experience pain; when inflicted during abortion.
There is evidence that babies have survived after failed abortions. Once medical care is given they stand a chance to live.
This is proof that life indeed begins at conception and not only when a baby is born, and hence it is mandatory for these human beings to be allowed to enjoy their right to life.
This is a call to all doctors that when a baby survives an abortion, they are entitled to medical care to help save their lives and aid their recovery to the fullest, instead of neglect.
Click HERE for a Written Statement submitted by the European Centre for Law and Justice to the 25th Regular Session of the Human Rights Council at the United Nations.