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El Salvador debe acelerar implementación de la Sentencia de la Corte Interamericana de Derechos Humanos sobre emergencias obstétricas

Un año después de la sentencia en el caso de Manuela, no se identifican acciones definitivas del Estado para proteger a las mujeres y resguardar el secreto profesional médico. En El Salvador, entre los años [...]

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En Honduras cada día la ley obliga a tres niñas violadas a ser madres

La prohibición absoluta del aborto es una violación a los derechos fundamentales de esas niñas.

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Joint Submission to Universal Periodic Review of Pakistan

The Center for Reproductive Rights and Aahung, a Karachi-based NGO, presented this joint submission on July 13, 2022, to supplement the report of the Government of Pakistan scheduled for review in the 42nd session of [...]

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Comisión de la Verdad de Colombia reconoce las violencias reproductivas y recomienda no asperjar glifosato

(Comunicado de prensa) Por primera vez en la historia de las comisiones para el esclarecimiento de la verdad, se reconoce la ocurrencia de formas de violencia reproductiva. El informe de la Comisión de la Verdad [...]

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Statement on the International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict

The Center condemns the continued use of sexual violence as a tactic of war in many contexts around the world.

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Chilean Government Publicly Apologizes to a Woman Who was Sterilized Without Her Consent Based on HIV Status  card link

Chilean Government Publicly Apologizes to a Woman Who was Sterilized Without Her Consent Based on HIV Status 

Today, a Chilean woman named Francisca received a public apology from the Chilean government for having been sterilized without her authorization after giving birth in 2002.

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Another Woman Unjustly Convicted due to Pregnancy Complication is Released in El Salvador 

03.29.2022 (PRESS STATEMENT) – In El Salvador, another woman—of the many unjustly convicted for homicide after an accusation of a suspected abortion—was released after serving more than 13 years in prison. Maritza, whose full name [...]

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World Health Organization (WHO) Issues New Abortion Guideline

03.08.22 (STATEMENT) – Today the World Health Organization issued its new abortion guideline, which is the organization’s definitive recommendations on abortion care.  It provides recommendations on the clinical management of abortion, service delivery, as well [...]

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Statements from the Center for Reproductive Rights on the Constitutional Court Decision Decriminalizing Abortion in Colombia card link

Statements from the Center for Reproductive Rights on the Constitutional Court Decision Decriminalizing Abortion in Colombia

02.21.22 – (PRESS STATEMENT) Today, the Constitutional Court of Colombia issued a ruling decriminalizing abortion up to 24 weeks gestation, a move expected to further eliminate barriers to legal abortion and help to end criminal [...]

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Ganan las mujeres: Corte Constitucional de Colombia elimina el delito del aborto hasta la semana 24, tras fallar a favor de la demanda del Movimiento Causa Justa.

El 21 de febrero de 2022, la Corte Constitucional decidió eliminar el delito de aborto hasta la semana 24 de gestación, y mantiene la aplicación de las causales después de ese tiempo establecido, conforme con [...]

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Sentence Commuted of Woman Convicted for Abortion Crime in El Salvador

Fifth woman to be released since December after legal action by the Center for Reproductive Rights and Other Organizations

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Regression on Abortion Access Harms Women in Poland

26 January 2022 – One year after the ruling of Poland’s discredited Constitutional Tribunal banning access to abortion in almost all circumstances took effect, its devastating impact on the lives of women and all those [...]

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A Fourth Woman Is Released From El Salvador Prison

A fourth woman has been released from prison in El Salvador after being unjustly prosecuted under the country's strict abortion law.

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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