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Ruling: Manuela v. El Salvador (Inter-American Court of Human Rights)

Read the full ruling in the case Manuela v. El Salvador.

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Amicus Work: Latin America and the Caribbean

Case of I.V. v. Bolivia  Inter-American Court of Human Rights (2016) Issue: Bolivia’s policy of forced sterilization  Center Position: Forced sterilization is a human rights violation. I.V., a Bolivian, sued Bolivia when she was sterilized [...]

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Glifosato: el Gobierno les da la espalda a los derechos reproductivos

Catalina Martínez Coral, regional director for the Center's Latin America and Caribbean region, wrote an opinion piece for El Tiempo on the Colombian government’s refusal to end the use of glyphosate, a herbicide with negative [...]

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Abortion rights advocates throughout Latin America draw inspiration from Argentina vote

The Washington Post quotes the Center's Catalina Martínez Coral in a story about Argentina's historic Senate vote legalizing abortion.

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Argentina’s Senate to vote on historic bill to legalize abortion

CNN cites the Center in its coverage of the upcoming abortion vote in Argentina's Senate.

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“In Ecuador there was never justice for raped girls”

PledgeTimes quotes Catalina Martínez, the Center's regional director for Latin America and the Caribbean, in its reporting on the Center's important victory at the Inter-American Court of Human Rights on protecting school girls from sexual [...]

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“They don’t know our reality”: Lives impacted by El Salvador’s abortion ban

CBS News continues its coverage of El Salvador's total abortion ban and the efforts there by the Center to help women sentenced to long prison terms for having had abortions when in fact they have [...]

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These women say they had miscarriages. Now they’re in jail for abortion.

CBS News covers the Center's efforts to help women who have been imprisoned in El Salvador after being accused of having had abortions even though they claim to have miscarried. El Salvador has a total [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

Americas’ human rights court hears deadly sexual violence case from Ecuador

An Ecuadorian mother who said her 16-year-old daughter killed herself after being sexually abused by staff in school took her 18-year battle for justice to the top Americas court on Tuesday in the region’s first [...]

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Al Jazeera: Chile’s Total Ban on Abortion

Al Jazeera: Chile's Total Ban on Abortion On Al Jazeera’s The Stream, the Center’s Legal Advisor for Latin American and the Caribbean, Alejandra Cárdenas, discusses the dire consequences of Chile’s absolute ban on abortion in [...]

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The Guardian: El Salvador abortion controversy shows lack of progress on Cairo agenda

The Guardian: El Salvador abortion controversy shows lack of progress on Cairo agenda by Luisa Cabal, Vice President of Programs "The treatment of a 22-year-old pregnant woman in El Salvador who was repeatedly denied potentially [...]

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Mother Jones: Republicans want to ban abortions after 20 weeks. Here’s how one group is fighting back

Mother Jones: Republicans want to ban abortions after 20 weeks "The Center for Reproductive Rights, a New York-based nonprofit, is at the center of the key legal battles over abortion and contraception. CRR filed the [...]

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Reuter’s Trust.org: Abortion bans put lives at risk and women in prison

Reuter's Trust.org: Abortion bans put lives at risk and women in prison "El Salvador’s decision to deny an ill woman carrying a malformed foetus an abortion highlights the region’s draconian abortion laws that are putting [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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