Minutes of WFRTDS 2022 General Assembly in Toronto
The World Federation of Right to Die Societies held its 2022 General Assembly in Toronto, Canada on November 3.
You can view the entire minutes here.
World Right to Die Day 2022: World of Champions
There are many forces that differentiate us in the world: politics, religion, beliefs to name only a few. One thing that unites us is the desire to die with dignity. Asunción Alvarez, president of the World Federation of Right to Die Societies said, “Around the globe, many people fight to make a death with dignity possible for themselves and those they love. It is these people that we would like to put in the spotlight for World Right to Die Day 2022; the Champions, who through their support, activism, fighting, writing, willpower, vision and strength, are advocating to make right to die legislation possible all over the world.”
Rob Jonquière, Executive Director said, “The World of Champions tells the stories of the parents, siblings, activists, doctors, supporters and volunteers who are working to make dying with dignity possible from all the corners of the earth. It is a testimony of their struggle and the complexities they face in championing the right to die with dignity. In some areas, the map is empty, and while there are certainly Champions in each of these countries, their efforts are shrouded in silence without right to die societies to support their cause and tell their story. We hope that they will join us in time.”
Click here for a map of world champions
The Legality of Voluntary Assisted Dying
The legality of Voluntary Assisted Dying varies depending on the country. This Wikipedia article provides a general breakdown on a jurisdictional basis.
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