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Declaration of Commitment to Ensure Free, Prior and Culturally Informed Consent in Health Servicesin Health Services for First Nations Girls and Women in Quebec



All First Nations girls and women have the right to free, prior and informed consent, without prejudice, for any procedure performed on their bodies and specifically concerning sexual and reproductive health. Any decision made by First Nations girls and women must come about through respectful medical consultation, without pressure or violence, and without discrimination. They have the right to make a decision based on their own value systems, culture and beliefs.


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