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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 [...]

Abortion, Legal Restrictions,Latin America & Caribbean, El Salvador,Engaging Policymakers, Around the World, Reporting on Rights,News

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 [...]

Adolescent SRHR,Latin America & Caribbean, Ecuador, Accountability Bodies, Inter-American Human Rights System,Engaging Policymakers, Around the World, In Washington D.C.,News

Inter-American Commission on Human Rights Holds Hearing On Wrongful Imprisonment of Salvadoran Women Who Miscarry

Inter-American Commission on Human Rights Holds Hearing On Wrongful Imprisonment of Salvadoran Women Who Miscarry (PRESS RELEASE) Reproductive rights advocates testified today in Washington, D.C. about the human rights violations women in El Salvador suffer [...]

Maternal Health,Latin America & Caribbean, El Salvador, Accountability Bodies, Inter-American Human Rights System,Engaging Policymakers, Around the World, In Washington D.C.,News

55 Members of Congress Call on Secretary of State John Kerry to Review Cases of Salvadoran Women Wrongfully Imprisoned for Pregnancy Complications

55 Members of Congress Call on John Kerry to Review Cases of Salvadoran Women Wrongfully Imprisoned (PRESS RELEASE) Today Representatives Debbie Wasserman Schultz and Norma J. Torres delivered a letter from 55 Member of Congress [...]

Maternal Health,Latin America & Caribbean, El Salvador,Engaging Policymakers, Around the World, In Washington D.C.,News

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 [...]

Abortion,Latin America & Caribbean, El Salvador,Engaging Policymakers, Around the World, Reporting on Rights,News

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