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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 [...]

Maternal Health, Coercive Policies,Latin America & Caribbean, Peru,In the Courts,Case

Ensuring the Reproductive Rights of Adolescents

February 1999 Who Are Adolescents? People 10 - 19 years of age , 1 in 5 of world's population DEFINING ADOLESCENCE Adolescence is a period of rapid physical, emotional, social, and sexual maturing. Adolescents need [...]

Adolescent SRHR,Africa, Asia, Latin America & Caribbean, United States,Reporting on Rights,Publications

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