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María Mamerita Mestanza Chávez v. Peru (Inter-American Commission on Human Rights)

Peru Admits Responsibility for its Forced Sterilization Policies  (Updated 3.18.21) In the first case on reproductive rights admitted to the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, Peru admitted responsibility for the forced sterilization of María Mamérita Mestanza, and her [...]

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Silence and Complicity: Violence Against Women in Peruvian Public Health Facilities (Book) card link

Silence and Complicity: Violence Against Women in Peruvian Public Health Facilities (Book)

Peruvian women are being subjected to violence in that nation's government-run health facilities, say women lawyers who have documented cases of abuse throughout several geographical regions of the country. This investigative book reveals sexual and [...]

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