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Contracting Parties  >   Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities > Lithuania 

SignatureMarch 30, 2007
RatificationAugust 18, 2010
Entry into forceSeptember 17, 2010

Declarations, Reservations etc.

Declaration made upon ratification:
"… the Republic of Lithuania declares that the concept of "sexual and reproductive health" used in Article 25(a) of the Convention shall not be interpreted to establish new human rights and create relevant international commitments of the Republic of Lithuania. The legal content of this concept does not include support, encouragement or promotion of pregnancy termination, sterilization and medical procedures of persons with disabilities, able to cause discrimination on the grounds of genetic features."