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Resolución de supervisión de cumplimiento en el caso de Paola Guzmán Albarracín

La Corte IDH notificó el pasado 19 de octubre de 2021 una resolución de supervisión de cumplimiento en el caso de Paola Guzmán Albarracín. El tribunal señaló que aún están pendientes de cumplimiento las medidas de no repetición.

Adolescent SRHR,Latin America & Caribbean, Ecuador,In the Courts,Documents

Paola’s Case: Inter-American Court of Human Rights

In a landmark ruling in Paola Guzmán Albarracín v. Ecuador, the Inter-American Court of Human Rights established legally binding standards to prevent sexual violence and harassment in schools throughout Latin America and the Caribbean, and [...]

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Son Niñas: Violaciones a los Derechos Reproductivos en América Latina y el Caribe

Abortion, Adolescent SRHR,Ecuador, Guatemala, Nicaragua,Reporting on Rights,Publications

Government of Ecuador Absent at Inter-American Commission Hearing on Sexual Violence in Schools

Government of Ecuador Absent at Inter-American Commission Hearing on Sexual Violence in Schools (PRESS RELEASE) The Ecuadorian government remains silent on endemic sexual violence in schools, failing to attend a hearing this week in Washington [...]

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Review of Ecuador Draws Concern Over Sexual Violence in School Settings

Review of Ecuador Draws Concern Over Sexual Violence in School Settings At the end of November 2012, the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR) expressed its concern about a systemic pattern of sexual [...]

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Center’s shadow letter to the ESCR Committee on Ecuador

The Center for Reproductive Rights submitted a shadow letter for the review of Ecuador to the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR) during its 47th Session in December 2011. The letter discusses the [...]

Abortion, Legal Restrictions, Adolescent SRHR, Contraception, Emergency Contraception, Legal Restrictions,Latin America & Caribbean, Ecuador,At the United Nations, Engaging Policymakers, Around the World,Documents

Call to Address Institutionalized Sexual Violence in Latin America’s Schools

Over the past decade, thousands of Latin American girls and adolescents have gone to school expecting to learn and grow in a safe, trustworthy environment. Instead, these innocent children have suffered sexual violence at the [...]

Adolescent SRHR,Latin America & Caribbean, Bolivia, Ecuador, Mexico,Engaging Policymakers, Around the World, In Washington D.C.

Shadow Letter to UN HRC on Ecuador (2009)

The Center for Reproductive Rights submitted a shadow letter to the Human Rights Committee for its review of Ecuador during its 97th Session in October 2009. The letter highlights two structural issues in Ecuador: sexual [...]

Abortion, Legal Restrictions, Adolescent SRHR, Contraception, Emergency Contraception, Legal Restrictions, Maternal Health,Latin America & Caribbean, Ecuador,At the United Nations, Reporting on Rights,Documents

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Inter-American Commission on Human Rights to Hear Ecuador Sexual Violence Case

After being sexually abused by her school’s vice-principal for two years, Paola Guzmán, a student in Ecuador, became pregnant and committed suicide. She was only 16. In October 2006, the Center filed a petition before [...]

Adolescent SRHR,Latin America & Caribbean, Ecuador,In the Courts

UN to Ecuador: Stop Violence against Girls and Reduce Maternal Deaths

A key United Nations human rights body, the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW Committee), is urging Ecuador to curb sexual violence against girls in schools.  The issue was highlighted by a [...]

Adolescent SRHR, Maternal Health, Access to Quality Care, Maternal Mortality,Latin America & Caribbean, Ecuador,At the United Nations

Paola Guzmán Albarracín v. Ecuador (Inter-American Commission on Human Rights)

Landmark Ruling Will Help Protect Schoolgirls from Sexual Violence Throughout Latin America  (Updated 12.09.20) The Inter-American Court of Human Rights established legally binding standards to prevent sexual violence and harassment in schools throughout Latin America and the Caribbean. The court held Ecuador responsible [...]

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Beijing and International Law: UN Treaty Monitoring Bodies Uphold Reproductive Rights

Abortion, Adolescent SRHR, Female Genital Mutilation, Sex Education, Maternal Health,Asia, China,Reporting on Rights,Documents

Beijing+5: Assessing Reproductive Rights

Abortion, Adolescent SRHR, HIV/AIDS, Maternal Health, Maternal Mortality,Asia, China,Reporting on Rights,Documents

Reproductive rights are human rights.

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