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Ecuador’s President Issues Public Apology for Teenager’s Death in Landmark Sexual Violence Case

President Lenín Moreno of Ecuador today 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. The apology [...]

Latin America & Caribbean, Ecuador, Inter-American Human Rights System,In the Courts,News

Center Appeals to Inter-American Commission on Human Rights for Release of Unjustly Imprisoned Salvadoran Women

Women at Risk of COVID-19 After Inaction by Salvadoran Government The Center for Reproductive Rights and its partners appeared before the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights on December 3 and urged it to recommend that [...]

Abortion,El Salvador, Inter-American Human Rights System,Around the World,Story

Catalina Martínez Coral on the Center’s Recent Human Rights Victory in Latin America

Ruling from Inter-American Court of Human Rights Will Help Protect Schoolgirls from Sexual Violence As a global organization, the Center for Reproductive Rights advances reproductive rights as human rights around the world. In August, the [...]

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

New Center Publication Highlights Work with Boko Haram Refugees in Nigeria

In Nigeria, millions of women have been harmed by the decades-long Boko Haram insurgency. They have lost their homes, loved ones, and suffered layers of abuse, violence, and trauma from this ongoing conflict, which first [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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Landmark Ruling Will Help Protect Schoolgirls from Sexual Violence Throughout Latin America

The Center and partners win a major case before the Inter-American Court of Human Rights that sets standards in countries throughout the region. In a landmark ruling with wide-reaching impact, the Inter-American Court of Human [...]

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The Center Releases New Report on Sexual and Reproductive Rights in Nigerian Conflict Zones

Since 2018, the Center for Reproductive Rights and its partners at the Legal Defence and Assistance Project (LEDAP) have studied and documented the effects of the Boko Haram conflict on the sexual and reproductive health [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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El Salvador: Grupo de Trabajo de Naciones Unidas afirma que mujeres que sufrieron emergencias obstétricas son víctimas de detenciones arbitrarias

ORGANIZACIONES LLAMAN AL ESTADO SALVADOREÑO A ACOGER LAS RECOMENDACIONES DEL ORGANISMO INTERNACIONAL El Centro de Derechos Reproductivos (CRR, por sus siglas en inglés), Women’s Equality Center (WEC), la Agrupación Ciudadana por la Despenalización del Aborto, [...]

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Center Argues Milestone Case at Inter-American Court of Human Rights

Center to Argue Milestone Case at Inter-American Court of Human Rights Seeking to Protect Girls from Sexual Violence in Schools The Inter-American Court of Human Rights heard its very first case pertaining to sexual violence [...]

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

Emblemático caso en la Corte Interamericana de Derechos Humanos transformará los derechos de las niñas en la región

El caso establecerá estándares internacionales para proteger el derecho a la autonomía y prevenir la violencia sexual en el contexto educativo San José- Guayaquil-Nueva York, (PRESS RELEASE). El Centro de Derechos Reproductivos y el Centro [...]

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Groundbreaking Case at Inter-American Court on Human Rights Could Transform Girl’s Rights Across Latin America and Beyond

Case would establish International Standards to protect girls from coercion and sexual violence in schools San José- Guayaquil-New York, (PRESS RELEASE)Today, the Center for Reproductive Rights and its local partner, the Centro Ecuatoriano para la [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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