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New Human Rights Case Filed On Behalf of Salvadoran Women Who Miscarried and Are Wrongfully Imprisoned

New Human Rights Case Filed On Behalf of Salvadoran Women Who Miscarried and Are Wrongfully Imprisoned (PRESS RELEASE) Countless Salvadoran women with pregnancy complications continue to be arrested on suspicion of an abortion and later [...]

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Kenyan High Court: Maternity Hospital Illegally Imprisoned Women, Violated Human Rights

Kenyan High Court: Maternity Hospital Illegally Imprisoned Women, Violated Human Rights Court orders Ministry of Health to address discrimination in public hospitals and award compensation to women who were unlawfully detained (PRESS RELEASE) The High Court [...]

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Kenyan “Doctor” Arrested for Raping Female Patient

Kenyan “Doctor” Arrested for Raping Female Patient (PRESS RELEASE) This week Mugo Wairimu, an owner of health clinics posing as a gynecologist, was arrested after multiple Kenyan news outlets reported on a video exposé showing [...]

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U.N. Committee Calls on Uganda to Reform Abortion Laws

U.N. Committee Calls on Uganda to Reform Abortion Laws (PRESS RELEASE) The United Nations Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (U.N. CESCR) has called on the Ugandan government to reform and clarify its laws severely [...]

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Kenyan Women Denied Safe, Legal Abortion Services

Kenyan Women Denied Safe, Legal Abortion Services Center for Reproductive Rights Files Case Against Ministry of Health in High Court of Kenya (PRESS RELEASE) Kenya’s Ministry of Health is undermining women’s constitutional rights and contributing to [...]

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New House Bill Would Prevent Harmful Federal Restrictions That Deny Safe Abortion Services to Millions Worldwide

New House Bill Would Prevent Harmful Federal Restrictions That Deny Safe Abortion Services to Millions Worldwide Rep. Nita Lowey and more than 100 other Representatives sponsor new legislation that puts an end to future presidents [...]

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El Salvador Must Respond to Charges of Human Rights Violations Related to Woman’s Imprisonment and Death Under Criminal Abortion Ban

El Salvador Must Respond to Charges of Human Rights Violations Related to Woman’s Imprisonment Under Abortion Ban Inter-American Commission on Human Rights Demands Response to Petition Filed By Reproductive Health, Rights, and Justice Organizations (PRESS [...]

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El Salvador Releases One Woman Wrongfully Imprisoned, But Refuses to Pardon 15 Others

El Salvador Releases One Woman Wrongfully Imprisoned, But Refuses to Pardon 15 Others (PRESS RELEASE) On the same day local advocates celebrate the official release of “Guadalupe”—a rape survivor who became pregnant, suffered an obstetric [...]

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El Salvador Issues Pardon of Woman Wrongfully Imprisoned for Pregnancy Complications

El Salvador Issues Pardon of Woman Wrongfully Imprisoned for Pregnancy Complications After a failed vote last week, Salvadoran Congress approves pardon for woman serving a 30 year sentence as a result of country’s extreme abortion [...]

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Salvadoran Woman Wrongfully Imprisoned for Pregnancy-Related Complications Denied Pardon

Salvadoran Woman Wrongfully Imprisoned for Pregnancy-Related Complications Denied Pardon (PRESS RELEASE) El Salvador’s Congress has denied freedom to “Guadalupe,” a rape survivor who became pregnant, suffered an obstetric emergency and was wrongfully convicted of and imprisoned [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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