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Symposium on the Latin American Green Wave—October 27 in Washington, DC

Learn how this powerful movement confronted restrictions and achieved victories to liberalize abortion laws.

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With its Regression on Abortion Rights, the U.S. is a Global Outlier

The United States is one of only four countries that has rolled back abortion rights since 1994.

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Q&A: Reproductive Violence and the Colombia Truth Commission

Catalina Martínez Coral, Senior Regional Director for Latin America and the Caribbean for the Center, answers our questions about the Truth Commission of Colombia.

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President of Chile Issues Public Apology to Woman who was Sterilized Without Her Consent in Landmark Case at the IACHR

On May 26, President Gabriel Boric of Chile delivered a public apology to Francisca, a woman with HIV who was sterilized without her consent after giving birth in 2002. The apology is part of a [...]

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Colombia’s Highest Court Rules to Decriminalize Abortion

Landmark ruling in “Causa Justa” lawsuit will help remove barriers to abortion up to 24 weeks of gestation.

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2021 Year in Review: Center Achievements Around the Globe

The Center for Reproductive Rights and its local partners made significant progress around the globe in building, enforcing and defending reproductive rights.

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Inter-American Court of Human Rights Ruling Will Help Protect Women Seeking Reproductive Health Care, Including Abortion

Ruling in case brought by the Center and partners holds El Salvador responsible for the death of Manuela, a woman imprisoned after an obstetric emergency.

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Mexico Supreme Court Recognizes a Constitutional Right to Abortion

Hailed by the Mexican Supreme Court president Arturo Zaldívar as "a watershed in the history of the rights of all women, especially the most vulnerable,” the Court issued a ruling advancing abortion decriminalization ithroughout the country.

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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Causa Justa: The Fight to Decriminalize Abortion in Colombia

The Center for Reproductive Rights and its Colombia-based partners are awaiting a decision by the Constitutional Court of Colombia that could decriminalize abortion throughout the country.

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Chile Agrees to End Forced Sterilization Practices and Provide Reparations in Case at the IACHR

The agreement provides justice for Francisca--a woman with HIV forcibly sterilized in a Chilean hospital--after a years-long effort by the Center for Reproductive Rights and Vivo Positivo at the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights.

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International Film Festival Features Documentary About Center’s Salvadoran Client

Teodora, a Center client who was unjustly imprisoned under El Salvador’s inhumane abortion law, is the subject of a documentary at a human rights film festival.

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Center to Argue at Inter-American Court of Human Rights for Salvadoran Woman Imprisoned After Suffering Obstetric Emergency

The Center and its partner in El Salvador are presenting arguments in the Manuela v. El Salvador case.

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Honduras Bans Abortion by Amending its Constitution

Change seeks to prevent any future attempts at allowing access to abortion services in Honduras.

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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