Latest News

Advanced Search

Inter-American Commission on Human Rights files case of Manuela vs. El Salvador before the Inter-American Court of Human Rights

Bogotá, New York, San Salvador (PRESS RELEASE) -- The Center for Reproductive Rights and its local partner in El Salvador, Agrupación Ciudadana para la Despenalización del Aborto, celebrate the decision taken by the Inter-American Commission [...]

Abortion,Inter-American Human Rights System,In the Courts,News

Inter-American Commission on Human Rights Calls for Better Access to Reproductive Health Services

Inter-American Commission on Human Rights Calls for Better Access to Reproductive Health Services (PRESS RELEASE) The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR)—the principal human rights body for the Americas—released a statement that underscores how laws [...]

Abortion, Legal Protections, Adolescent SRHR, Discriminatory Policies,Accountability Bodies, Inter-American Human Rights System,In the Courts, Engaging Policymakers, Around the World,News

New Human Rights Case Filed on Behalf of Peruvian Rape Survivor Denied Emergency Contraception at Public Hospital

New Human Rights Case Filed on Behalf of Peruvian Rape Survivor Denied Emergency Contraception at Public Hospital (PRESS RELEASE) Peru’s ban on the distribution of emergency contraception in public hospitals denied a rape survivor access to [...]

Abortion,Latin America & Caribbean, Peru, Accountability Bodies, Inter-American Human Rights System,Engaging Policymakers, Around the World,News

Despite Country’s Own Laws, Costa Rica Continues to Deny Women Legal Abortion

Despite Country’s Own Laws, Costa Rica Continues to Deny Women Legal Abortion Center for Reproductive Rights brings second case of human rights violations in Costa Rica to the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (PRESS RELEASE) [...]

Abortion, Legal Restrictions,Latin America & Caribbean, Costa Rica, Accountability Bodies, Inter-American Human Rights System,In the Courts,News

Inter-American Court of Human Rights Orders El Salvador Government to Allow Pregnant Woman with Critical Complications Access to Life-saving Health Care

IACHR Orders El Salvador Government to Allow Pregnant Woman Access to Life-Saving Health Care (PRESS RELEASE) Just hours after the Salvadoran Supreme Court denied a potentially life-saving abortion for a woman with serious complications in [...]

Abortion,Latin America & Caribbean, El Salvador, Accountability Bodies, Inter-American Human Rights System,In the Courts,News

Young Mexican Rape Victim Speaks Out on Her 18th Birthday, Urging the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights to Formally Admit Her Case

Today, with the support of international human rights groups, Paulina, a young rape victim from Mexico, is asking the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights to formally admit her legal petition so that negotiations can begin [...]

Abortion, Legal Restrictions, Contraception, Emergency Contraception, Legal Restrictions,Latin America & Caribbean, Mexico, Accountability Bodies, Inter-American Human Rights System,In the Courts,News

Reproductive rights are human rights.

Help us ensure that every government around the world guarantees them.