Contracting Parties > Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities > Lithuania
|Signature||March 30, 2007|
|Ratification||August 18, 2010|
|Entry into force||September 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."