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Ecuador’s President Issues Public Apology for Human Rights Violations of 16-Year-Old Girl on Behalf of the State

Today, President Lenín Moreno of Ecuador, on behalf of the State of Ecuador, held a public act of recognition of responsibility for the sexual violence suffered by teenager Paola Guzmán Albarracín that led her to suicide nearly two decades ago.   [...]

Latin America & Caribbean, Ecuador,In the Courts,Press Releases

Ecuador Ofreció Disculpas Públicas por la Violencia que Vivió Paola Guzmán Albarracín

Este 9 de diciembre, Petita Albarracín ha logrado que el Estado ecuatoriano reconozca su responsabilidad y le pida disculpas públicas por no haber protegido a su hija Paola Guzmán Albarracín de la violencia sexual que [...]

Latin America & Caribbean,In the Courts,News

El gobierno colombiano no debe reanudar las aspersiones con glifosato porque generan riesgos para la salud reproductiva

3 de septiembre de 2020 — El Centro de Derechos Reproductivos y la Escuela de Salud Pública de la Universidad del Valle presentan una investigación que revela que la exposición al glifosato puede tener impactos [...]

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The Colombian government should not restart glyphosate spraying because it causes reproductive health risks

September 3rd, 2020 — The Center for Reproductive Rights and the School of Public Health of the Universidad del Valle present an investigation that reveals the negative impacts of glyphosate exposure on people's reproductive health, [...]

Humanitarian Settings,Colombia,Reporting on Rights,News

Corte Interamericana de Derechos Humanos condena a Ecuador y garantiza los derechos sexuales y reproductivos de las niñas en toda América Latina

Por primera vez la Corte IDH decide sobre un caso de violencia sexual contra niñas y adolescentes en el ámbito educativo y crea estándares para protegerlas de abuso en toda la región. El Centro de [...]

Adolescent SRHR,Inter-American Human Rights System,In the Courts,News

Landmark Ruling by Inter-American Court of Human Rights Sets International Standards to Prevent Sexual Violence in Schools

In a landmark ruling with wide-reaching impact, 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 held Ecuador responsible [...]

Adolescent SRHR,Inter-American Human Rights System,In the Courts,News

STATEMENT: Center for Reproductive Rights Condemns the United States’ Withdrawal from the World Health Organization (WHO)

Statement of Nancy Northup, President and CEO of the Center for Reproductive Rights, in response to the United States’ withdrawal from the World Health Organization (WHO): “The Center for Reproductive Rights condemns the Trump administration’s unjustified and harmful withdrawal from the World Health Organization [...]

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Inicia litigio contra Perú en la CIDH por no proveer servicios de salud integral a víctimas de violencia sexual

Lima y Bogotá — La Comisión Interamericana de Derechos Humanos (CIDH) admitió por primera vez un caso contra Perú por obstaculizar el acceso integral de atención en salud a una víctima de violación sexual. El [...]

Abortion,Latin America & Caribbean,In the Courts,News

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Women who are unjustly imprisoned in El Salvador must be released in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic

Amidst the imminent spread of the COVID-19 pandemic and the precarious prison infrastructure in El Salvador, La Agrupación Ciudadana por la Despenalización del Aborto, La Colectiva Feminista para el Desarrollo Local , the Centre for [...]

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Las mujeres que están encarceladas injustamente en El Salvador deben ser liberadas ante la pandemia por COVID-19

Ante el avance de la pandemia y la precaria infraestructura carcelaria en El Salvador, la Agrupación Ciudadana por la Despenalización del Aborto, la Colectiva Feminista para el Desarrollo Local, el Centro de Derechos Reproductivos (CRR, [...]

Legal Restrictions, COVID-19,Latin America & Caribbean,Reporting on Rights,News

Statement from the Center for Reproductive Rights on the Trump Administration’s suspension of funding of the World Health Organization

(Geneva-New York)--The following is the statement of Nancy Northup, president and CEO of the Center for Reproductive Rights regarding the Trump Administration’s suspension of funding of the World Health Organization (WHO). “It is irresponsible and [...]

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LOS SERVICIOS DE SALUD SEXUAL Y REPRODUCTIVA SON ESENCIALES DURANTE LA PANDEMIA DE COVID-19

La pandemia de COVID-19 continúa extendiéndose por todo el mundo haciendo que los sistemas sanitarios funcionen al límite, esto obliga a los gobiernos y a las instituciones de salud a tomar decisiones difíciles y urgentes [...]

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Groups Urge Poland to Implement the European Court of Human Rights’ Judgments and Ensure Women’s Access to Legal Reproductive Health Care

GENEVA - The Council of Europe's Committee of Ministers has again expressed serious concerns about Poland’s longstanding failure to ensure that women and girls in Poland can access legal abortion care in practice. In two [...]

Abortion,European Human Rights System,In the Courts,News

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