Canada – Joly raises abortion, sexual violence in closing UN speech

'We will fight for your full meaningful participation in all walks of life,' said Joly

Dylan Robertson · The Canadian Press
Sep 26, 2022

As the United Nations General Assembly comes to a close, Foreign Affairs Minister Melanie Joly is urging countries to uphold women's rights and abortion access while rooting out sexual violence.

In a speech today in New York, Joly said Canada's priorities in international relations include being a champion for women's rights around the world.