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Ecuador’s President Issues Public Apology for Human Rights Violations of 16-Year-Old Girl on Behalf of the State

Today, President Lenín Moreno of Ecuador, on behalf of the State of Ecuador, held a public act of recognition of responsibility for the sexual violence suffered by teenager Paola Guzmán Albarracín that led her to suicide nearly two decades ago.   [...]

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Ecuador Ofreció Disculpas Públicas por la Violencia que Vivió Paola Guzmán Albarracín

Este 9 de diciembre, Petita Albarracín ha logrado que el Estado ecuatoriano reconozca su responsabilidad y le pida disculpas públicas por no haber protegido a su hija Paola Guzmán Albarracín de la violencia sexual que [...]

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Ecuador’s President Issues Public Apology for Teenager’s Death in Landmark Sexual Violence Case

President Lenín Moreno of Ecuador today held a public act of recognition of responsibility for the sexual violence suffered by teenager Paola Guzmán Albarracín that led her to suicide nearly two decades ago. The apology [...]

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Center Appeals to Inter-American Commission on Human Rights for Release of Unjustly Imprisoned Salvadoran Women

Women at Risk of COVID-19 After Inaction by Salvadoran Government The Center for Reproductive Rights and its partners appeared before the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights on December 3 and urged it to recommend that [...]

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UN Member States Make Recommendations to U.S. to Protect Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights

      Strong Recommendations Given at U.S.’s Peer Review at the UN Human Rights Council United Nations Member States from around the world yesterday strongly recommended to the United States that it act to [...]

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Center Urges UN Members to Consider Reproductive Rights in Assessing U.S.’s Human Rights Record

U.S. Peer Review at the UN Human Rights Council Scheduled for November 9 In preparation for the upcoming Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of the United States’ human rights record before the United Nations Human Rights [...]

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El Centro celebra la resolución histórica de la ONU para la protección de los derechos humanos de mujeres y niñas en crisis humanitarias

El Centro de Derechos Reproductivos reconoce la adopción, por consenso en Ginebra, de la resolución del Consejo de Derechos Humanos de las Naciones Unidas (CDH) titulada "Promoción, protección y respeto del pleno disfrute de los [...]

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Center Applauds UN’s Adoption of Landmark Resolution on Women’s and Girls’ Human Rights in Humanitarian Situations

Resolution calls for promoting, protecting and respecting women’s and girls’ full enjoyment of human rights in humanitarian situations The Center for Reproductive Rights welcomes the United Nations Human Rights Council’s (HRC) adoption by consensus in [...]

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Es justo liberarlas: Mujeres privadas arbitrariamente de su libertad por emergencias obstétricas en El Salvador

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Center Calls on Colombia to Halt Use of Herbicide Causing Harm to Reproductive Health

New Research Report by the Center and its Local Partner Shows Negative Effects of Herbicide Used to Eradicate Cocaine Production As Colombia prepares to restart its aerial fumigation program, the Center for Reproductive Rights and its local partners at [...]

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El gobierno colombiano no debe reanudar las aspersiones con glifosato porque generan riesgos para la salud reproductiva

3 de septiembre de 2020 — El Centro de Derechos Reproductivos y la Escuela de Salud Pública de la Universidad del Valle presentan una investigación que revela que la exposición al glifosato puede tener impactos [...]

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The Colombian government should not restart glyphosate spraying because it causes reproductive health risks

September 3rd, 2020 — The Center for Reproductive Rights and the School of Public Health of the Universidad del Valle present an investigation that reveals the negative impacts of glyphosate exposure on people's reproductive health, [...]

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Inicia litigio contra Perú en la CIDH por no proveer servicios de salud integral a víctimas de violencia sexual

Lima y Bogotá — La Comisión Interamericana de Derechos Humanos (CIDH) admitió por primera vez un caso contra Perú por obstaculizar el acceso integral de atención en salud a una víctima de violación sexual. El [...]

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