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UDHR recognition of the child before birth : analysis of the texts UDHR recognition of the child before birth : the historical context Fundamentals of the universal declaration's human rights protection The inaugural human right : to be born free and equal What is "appropriate" legal protection before as well as after birth? The right to life and to the necessities of life Decriminalization : a treaty interpretation manifestly unreasonable CRC legislative history and the child before birth Selective abortion on grounds of disability European Convention (1950) and the unborn child American Convention on Human Rights : " ... in general, from the moment of conception" Reclaiming rights of the African child at risk of abortion Selective abortion : an act of violence and discrimination on grounds of sex Children's rights : " ... without any exceptions whatsoever" Ideologies must conform to human rights, not human rights to ideologies.