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Joint Declaration: Stop the “Law for the Protection of Life and Family” Bill in Guatemala

Defenders of sexual and reproductive rights in Latin America and the Caribbean reject Bill No. 5272, also known as the “Law for the Protection of Life and Family” that seeks to restrict the right to abortion in Guatemala [...]

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El Salvador Legislative Assembly Misses Opportunity to Reform Draconian Abortion Law

(PRESS RELEASE) Today, the Legislative Assembly of El Salvador failed to bring up a vote to reform its abortion law. This was the last opportunity—under the current Legislative Assembly—to vote on two proposed bills to [...]

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Salvadoran Court Releases Woman Wrongfully Imprisoned After Stillbirth

Salvadoran Court Releases Woman Wrongfully Imprisoned After Stillbirth (PRESS RELEASE) Following almost 15 years of wrongful imprisonment after suffering a stillbirth, the Salvadoran President, Salvador Sánchez Cerén, through the Ministry of Justice commuted the sentence [...]

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Ensuring Reproductive Rights: Reform to Address Women’s and Girls’ Need for Abortion After 20 Weeks in India

In May 2017, the Supreme Court of India denied a medical termination of pregnancy (MTP) to Z., a 35-year old woman from Patna, Bihar living with HIV who became pregnant as a result of rape. [...]

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Ending Impunity for Child Marriage in India: Normative and Implementation Gaps

In 2006, India passed the Prohibition of Child Marriage Act (PCMA) to combat the widespread practice of child marriage. The PCMA prohibits the solemnization of child marriage below the age of 18 for girls and [...]

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Salvadoran Court Releases Woman Wrongfully Imprisoned After Obstetric Emergency

Salvadoran Court Releases Woman Wrongfully Imprisoned After Obstetric Emergency Updated 2/15/18 4:30pm EST (PRESS RELEASE) Following 11 years of wrongful imprisonment after suffering an obstetric emergency, the Salvadoran Supreme Court of Justice (CSJ) and the Ministry of Justice [...]

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Centro de Derechos Reproductivos advierte impunidad por indulto en la investigación y condena de miles de esterilizaciones forzosas en Perú

Centro de Derechos Reproductivos advierte impunidad por indulto en la investigación y condena de miles de esterilizacion El pasado 24 de diciembre, el presidente del Perú, Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, otorgó los beneficios presidenciales de indulto [...]

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