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In Ruling by Inter-American Court of Human Rights, New Legal Protections for Pregnant Women

In case involving the death of a pregnant woman in Argentina, Court requires states across Latin America to adopt policies to prevent obstetric violence.

Maternal Health, Access to Quality Care,Latin America & Caribbean, Argentina, Accountability Bodies, Inter-American Human Rights System,In the Courts,Story

Symposium on the Latin American Green Wave—October 27 in Washington, DC

Learn how this powerful movement confronted restrictions and achieved victories to liberalize abortion laws.

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Colombia: Histórico Avance en la Despenalización del Aborto

This fact sheet discusses the implications of the Colombia Constitutional Court’s ruling in February, 2022, decriminalizing abortion up to 24 weeks of gestation.

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Colombia: Historic Advancement in the Decriminalization of Abortion

This fact sheet discusses the implications of the Colombia Constitutional Court's ruling in February, 2022, decriminalizing abortion up to 24 weeks of gestation.

Abortion,Latin America & Caribbean, Colombia,Reporting on Rights,Publications

Global Trends: Abortion Rights 2022

An infographic showing the global trends in abortion rights.

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With its Regression on Abortion Rights, the U.S. is a Global Outlier card link

With its Regression on Abortion Rights, the U.S. is a Global Outlier

The United States is one of only four countries that has rolled back abortion rights since 1994.

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Caso Eulogia Guzmán y su hijo Sergio Vs. Perú

Eulogia es una mujer quechua que quería tener un parto vertical conforme a sus tradiciones y de la misma forma que había tenido a sus otros cinco hijos, pero El Estado peruano desconoció sus prácticas [...]

Maternal Health,Latin America & Caribbean, Peru,In the Courts,Fact Sheets

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Eulogia is a Quechua woman who wanted to have a vertical birth according to her traditions and in the same way she had delivered her other five children, but the Peruvian government ignored her cultural [...]

Maternal Health,Latin America & Caribbean, Peru,In the Courts,Publications

Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

Case of Eulogia Guzmán and her son Sergio v. Peru

Eulogia is a Quechua woman who wanted to have a vertical birth according to her traditions and in the same way she had delivered her other five children, but the Peruvian government ignored her cultural [...]

Maternal Health,Latin America & Caribbean, Peru,In the Courts,Publications

Caso Francisca: (F.S.) Violaciones a los Derechos Reproductivos de las Mujeres Viviendo con VIH

En 2002, Francisca decidió tener su primer hijo, pero en la primera etapa de su embarazo la diagnosticaron VIH. Ella tomó las medidas para reducir el contagio vertical al feto y dio a luz mediante [...]

HIV/AIDS, Discriminatory Policies, SRHR General,Latin America & Caribbean, Chile,In the Courts,Publications

Global Trends: Abortion Rights 2022

An infographic showing the global trends in abortion rights.

Abortion,Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America & Caribbean, United States,Reporting on Rights,Publications

Q&A: Reproductive Violence and the Colombia Truth Commission

Catalina Martínez Coral, Senior Regional Director for Latin America and the Caribbean for the Center, answers our questions about the Truth Commission of Colombia.

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President of Chile Issues Public Apology to Woman who was Sterilized Without Her Consent in Landmark Case at the IACHR

On May 26, President Gabriel Boric of Chile delivered a public apology to Francisca, a woman with HIV who was sterilized without her consent after giving birth in 2002. The apology is part of a [...]

SRHR General,Latin America & Caribbean, Chile,In the Courts,Story

Reproductive rights are human rights.

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