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10 Reasons Why Criminalization of HIV Exposure or Transmission Harms Women

HIV-positive women increasingly face legal sanctions as a growing number of countries introduce legislation that would criminalize HIV transmission and exposure. This report outlines the ways in which these laws — rather than providing justice [...]

HIV/AIDS, Discriminatory Policies,Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America & Caribbean, United States,Documents

The Global Gag Rule from the Perspective of the Women’s Movement in Peru

Edited remarks from a speech given by Susana Chavez of Centro de la Mujer Peruana Flora Tristán at an October 22, 2003 briefing for the U.S. Congress about Breaking the Silence: The Global Gag Rule’s [...]

Latin America & Caribbean, Peru,Engaging Policymakers, In Washington D.C.,Documents

Shadow Letter to UN HRC on Ecuador (2009)

The Center for Reproductive Rights submitted a shadow letter to the Human Rights Committee for its review of Ecuador during its 97th Session in October 2009. The letter highlights two structural issues in Ecuador: sexual [...]

Abortion, Legal Restrictions, Adolescent SRHR, Contraception, Emergency Contraception, Legal Restrictions, Maternal Health,Latin America & Caribbean, Ecuador,At the United Nations, Reporting on Rights,Documents

Responsabilidades en los servicios de salud y objeción de conciencia

Información sobre el artículo: Términos claves: servicios de aborto, objeción de conciencia, el deber de remitir, responsabilidades legales de hospitales, límites de la objeción de conciencia, derechos de los pacientes, deberes profesionales Translated from: Cook, [...]

Latin America & Caribbean,Documents

Caso del Centro de Derechos Reproductivos recibe premio por promover la equidad de género

El caso K.L. v. Perú gana el premio Mallete de Bronce en el concurso “Género y Justicia al Descubierto" Esta semana un jurado internacional de los Premios Género y Justicia al Descubierto 2009 otorgó a [...]

Abortion, Maternal Health,Latin America & Caribbean,News

Shadow Letter to CESCR on Brazil (2009)

The Center for Reproductive Rights submitted a shadow letter to the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights for its review of Brazil during its 42nd Session in May 2009. The letter discusses the issue [...]

Maternal Health, Maternal Mortality,Latin America & Caribbean, Brazil,At the United Nations, Reporting on Rights,Documents

Ecuador_CO_CEDAW_2008_English

Ecuador_Concluding Observations_CEDAW Committee_2008_English

Latin America & Caribbean, Ecuador,Reporting on Rights,Documents

Shadow Letter: Ecuador_CEDAW_2008_English

Shadow Letter: Ecuador_CEDAW_2008_English

Latin America & Caribbean, Ecuador,Reporting on Rights,Documents

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Forcibly Sterilized Woman Files International Case against Chile

Addresses Ongoing HIV Discrimination in Country New York—Today, a woman diagnosed with HIV filed a complaint against Chile before the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, an international human rights body, charging that the government failed [...]

Maternal Health,Latin America & Caribbean, Chile,In the Courts,News

Mujer esterilizada sin su consentimiento presenta demanda contra Chile en foro internacional

El caso se refiere a la reiterada discriminación contra personas que viven con VIH Nueva York—El día de hoy la ciudadana chilena F.S., diagnosticada con VIH, demandó al Estado chileno ante la Comisión Interamericana de [...]

Latin America & Caribbean, Chile,News

Reproductive rights are human rights.

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