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Derechos reproductivos: Una herramienta para monitorear las obligaciones de los Estados

Esta herramienta permite a los expertos que supervisan el cumplimiento de las normas jurídicas internacionales de derechos humanos evaluar el cumplimiento de las obligaciones específicas de los Estados en materia de derechos reproductivos. En primer [...]

Abortion, Adolescent SRHR, Contraception, Maternal Health,Latin America & Caribbean,Documents

Brazilian Lawmakers Hear Testimony Regarding Discrimination Against Women Seeking Maternal Health Care

Brazilian Lawmakers Hear Testimony Regarding Discrimination Against Women Seeking Maternal Health Care (PRESS RELEASE) Two years after the United Nations declared Brazil responsible for the death of an Afro-Brazilian woman —calling on the State to provide [...]

Maternal Health, Maternal Mortality,Latin America & Caribbean, Brazil,At the United Nations, Engaging Policymakers, Around the World, Reporting on Rights,News

Access to EC in Latin America Takes Center Stage at the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights

Access to EC in Latin America Takes Center Stage at the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights Center for Reproductive Rights Participates In Public Hearing Addressing Restrictions on Emergency Contraception at the 149th Period of Sessions [...]

Contraception, Emergency Contraception,Latin America & Caribbean, Chile, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Peru, Accountability Bodies, Inter-American Human Rights System,In the Courts, At the United Nations,News

Despite Country’s Own Laws, Costa Rica Continues to Deny Women Legal Abortion

Despite Country’s Own Laws, Costa Rica Continues to Deny Women Legal Abortion Center for Reproductive Rights brings second case of human rights violations in Costa Rica to the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (PRESS RELEASE) [...]

Abortion, Legal Restrictions,Latin America & Caribbean, Costa Rica, Accountability Bodies, Inter-American Human Rights System,In the Courts,News

Inter-American Court of Human Rights Orders El Salvador Government to Allow Pregnant Woman with Critical Complications Access to Life-saving Health Care

IACHR Orders El Salvador Government to Allow Pregnant Woman Access to Life-Saving Health Care (PRESS RELEASE) Just hours after the Salvadoran Supreme Court denied a potentially life-saving abortion for a woman with serious complications in [...]

Abortion,Latin America & Caribbean, El Salvador, Accountability Bodies, Inter-American Human Rights System,In the Courts,News

Salvadoran Supreme Court Denies Woman Life-Saving Abortion

Salvadoran Supreme Court Denies Woman Life-Saving Abortion (PRESS RELEASE) The Supreme Court in El Salvador ruled today that a woman facing serious health complications in her pregnancy cannot have an abortion that could save her [...]

Abortion,Latin America & Caribbean, El Salvador,In the Courts,News

Center for Reproductive Rights Implores Supreme Court of El Salvador To Authorize Emergency Abortion for Woman Facing Life-Threatening Complications

CRR Implores Supreme Court of El Salvador To Authorize Emergency Abortion for Woman Facing Life-Threatening Complication (PRESS RELEASE) “Beatríz” (a pseudonym) is a 22-year old Salvadoran woman who is 5 months pregnant and experiencing severe [...]

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

Causas Pendientes: Expediente de Manuela

Manuela, una mujer salvadoreña de bajos recursos económicos, murió de cáncer a los 33 años de edad mientras pagaba una condena de 30 años de prisión por el delito de homicidio agravado, tras haber sufrido [...]

Abortion, Maternal Health,Latin America & Caribbean,Documents

Reproductive rights are human rights.

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Human Rights Committee Calls Out Peru for Highly Restrictive Abortion Law

The UN Human Rights Committee recently criticized Peru for a wide range of reproductive rights violations, including highly restrictive abortion legislation and a high rate of maternal mortality. During its 107th session in March 2013, [...]

Abortion, Legal Protections, Legal Restrictions, Other Barriers, Adolescent SRHR, Contraception, Emergency Contraception, Legal Protections, Legal Restrictions, Maternal Health, Access to Quality Care,Latin America & Caribbean, Peru, Accountability Bodies, United Nations,At the United Nations, Reporting on Rights,Documents

Salvadorian Woman Imprisoned For Abortion Pardoned and Freed

Center for Reproductive Rights Applauds Judge’s Decision, Repeats Call for Reversal of El Salvador’s Cruel and Destructive Abortion Ban (PRESS RELEASE) A Salvadoran judge has granted pardon to “Mery” (a pseudonym), a 27-year-old woman with [...]

Abortion,Latin America & Caribbean, El Salvador,In the Courts,News

In Front of the UN, Peru Recognizes Need to Guarantee Certain Reproductive Rights

In the last months of 2012, two human rights bodies issued their findings on Peru, including several issues that have an impact on the country's reproductive rights landscape. In both instances, the Center for Reproductive [...]

Abortion, Legal Protections, Adolescent SRHR, Sex Education, Contraception, Emergency Contraception, Legal Protections,Latin America & Caribbean, Peru, Accountability Bodies, United Nations,At the United Nations,Documents

Reproductive rights are human rights.

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