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Peruvian Government Gives Monetary Reparations As Part of Historic United Nations Abortion Case

Peruvian Government Gives Monetary Reparations As Part of Historic United Nations Abortion Case (PRESS RELEASE) The Peruvian government has agreed to pay reparations as part of the first United Nations (U.N.) ruling on human rights [...]

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Dominican Republic Constitutional Court Repeals Abortion Law

Dominican Republic Constitutional Court Repeals Abortion Law (PRESS RELEASE) Despite progress made by the Dominican Republic in 2014 to amend the penal code to decriminalize abortion in limited circumstances, the Constitutional Tribunal of the Supreme [...]

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New Human Rights Case Filed On Behalf of Salvadoran Women Who Miscarried and Are Wrongfully Imprisoned

New Human Rights Case Filed On Behalf of Salvadoran Women Who Miscarried and Are Wrongfully Imprisoned (PRESS RELEASE) Countless Salvadoran women with pregnancy complications continue to be arrested on suspicion of an abortion and later [...]

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Government of Ecuador Absent at Inter-American Commission Hearing on Sexual Violence in Schools

Government of Ecuador Absent at Inter-American Commission Hearing on Sexual Violence in Schools (PRESS RELEASE) The Ecuadorian government remains silent on endemic sexual violence in schools, failing to attend a hearing this week in Washington [...]

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Inter-American Commission on Human Rights Holds Hearing On Wrongful Imprisonment of Salvadoran Women Who Miscarry

Inter-American Commission on Human Rights Holds Hearing On Wrongful Imprisonment of Salvadoran Women Who Miscarry (PRESS RELEASE) Reproductive rights advocates testified today in Washington, D.C. about the human rights violations women in El Salvador suffer [...]

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55 Members of Congress Call on Secretary of State John Kerry to Review Cases of Salvadoran Women Wrongfully Imprisoned for Pregnancy Complications

55 Members of Congress Call on John Kerry to Review Cases of Salvadoran Women Wrongfully Imprisoned (PRESS RELEASE) Today Representatives Debbie Wasserman Schultz and Norma J. Torres delivered a letter from 55 Member of Congress [...]

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Government of Ecuador Fails to Protect the Rights of People Living With HIV

Government of Ecuador Fails to Protect the Rights of People Living With HIV (PRESS RELEASE) The Ecuadoran government violated the human rights of a young girl living with HIV according to a ruling by the [...]

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Chile’s Health Commission Approves Abortion Bill

Chile’s Health Commission Approves Abortion Bill (PRESS RELEASE) Rape survivors will be able to access safe abortion services within 14 weeks of pregnancy according to the latest version of Chile’s abortion bill advanced by the [...]

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Chile’s Health Commission Moves Abortion Bill Forward

Chile’s Health Commission Moves Abortion Bill Forward (PRESS RELEASE) This evening the Health Commission of Chile agreed to advance a proposed bill that would allow women access to safe and legal abortion services in cases [...]

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U.N. Committee Calls for Abortion Law Reform in Chile

U.N. Committee Calls for Abortion Law Reform in Chile (PRESS RELEASE) Following a review of Chile’s human rights record on economic, social, and cultural rights, a United Nations committee has called for Chile to quickly approve [...]

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African Union Commits to Ending Child, Early and Forced Marriage

African Union Commits to Ending Child, Early and Forced Marriage (PRESS RELEASE) African nations this week pledged to eradicate child and forced marriage in the region at the African Union Summit, according to African Union [...]

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New House Bill Would Prevent Harmful Federal Restrictions That Deny Safe Abortion Services to Millions Worldwide

New House Bill Would Prevent Harmful Federal Restrictions That Deny Safe Abortion Services to Millions Worldwide Rep. Nita Lowey and more than 100 other Representatives sponsor new legislation that puts an end to future presidents [...]

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U.N. Committee Questions Chile on Its Human Rights Record

U.N. Committee Questions Chile on Its Human Rights Record (PRESS RELEASE) This week a U.N. committee will review Chile’s track record on economic, social and cultural rights, including the mistreatment of sexual assault survivors and the [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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