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La Comisión Interamericana afirma que la prohibición del aborto en Nicaragua pone en riesgo los derechos humanos de las mujeres

Nueva York-- En horas de la tarde de ayer, el Centro de Derechos Reproductivos tuvo la oportunidad de conocer copia de la carta enviada por la Comisión Interamericana de Derechos Humanos al gobierno de Nicaragua, [...]

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Inter-American Commission Issues Landmark Statement Declaring Nicaragua’s Abortion Ban Jeopardizes Women’s Human Rights

New York -- Late yesterday, the Center for Reproductive Rights learned that the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights had released a statement declaring that Nicaragua's recently passed abortion ban is contrary to international law and [...]

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Center For Reproductive Rights Condemns Passage Of Nicaragua’s Abortion Ban

Today, Nicaragua's congress passed a complete ban on abortion. The ban offers no exceptions for women's health, for victims of rape or incest-or even for women whose lives are at risk. By passing this outrageous [...]

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Beyond the Law: Justice and Gender in Latin America

What is the role of law in transforming women's lives in Latin America? Have recent legal reforms made a difference for women's equality and access to justice? Are there effective mechanisms for defending women's rights? [...]

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Litigating Reproductive Rights: Using Public Interest Litigation and International Law to Promote Gender Justice in India

This report explores the use of Public Interest Litigation (PIL) to promote gender justice and advance women’s reproductive rights in India. Women’s reproductive rights in India are severely undermined by gender-biased practices. As a result, [...]

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Landmark Decision By Colombia’s Highest Court Liberalizes One Of The World’s Most Restrictive Abortion Laws

Colombia’s Constitution Requires Government to Allow for Abortion in Some Cases New York, NY | More Info In a landmark decision, Colombia's highest court has ruled that abortion must be permitted when a pregnancy threatens [...]

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Mexico Admits Responsibility for Denying Child Rape Victim’s Rights

Landmark Settlement Reached in Case of 13-year-old Mexican Rape Victim Denied Abortion Washington, DC, March 8, -- the Center for Reproductive Rights and its partners in Mexico, Alaide Foppa and GIRE (Information Group on Reproductive [...]

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