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With its Regression on Abortion Rights, the U.S. is a Global Outlier card link

With its Regression on Abortion Rights, the U.S. is a Global Outlier

The United States is one of only four countries that has rolled back abortion rights since 1994.

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Q&A: Reproductive Violence and the Colombia Truth Commission

Catalina Martínez Coral, Senior Regional Director for Latin America and the Caribbean for the Center, answers our questions about the Truth Commission of Colombia.

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En Honduras cada día la ley obliga a tres niñas violadas a ser madres

La prohibición absoluta del aborto es una violación a los derechos fundamentales de esas niñas.

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Comisión de la Verdad de Colombia reconoce las violencias reproductivas y recomienda no asperjar glifosato

(Comunicado de prensa) Por primera vez en la historia de las comisiones para el esclarecimiento de la verdad, se reconoce la ocurrencia de formas de violencia reproductiva. El informe de la Comisión de la Verdad [...]

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President of Chile Issues Public Apology to Woman who was Sterilized Without Her Consent in Landmark Case at the IACHR

On May 26, President Gabriel Boric of Chile delivered a public apology to Francisca, a woman with HIV who was sterilized without her consent after giving birth in 2002. The apology is part of a [...]

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Chilean Government Publicly Apologizes to a Woman Who was Sterilized Without Her Consent Based on HIV Status 

Today, a Chilean woman named Francisca received a public apology from the Chilean government for having been sterilized without her authorization after giving birth in 2002.

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Sobreviviente de esterilización sin consentimiento logra que Chile le pida disculpas públicas e inicie reformas para garantizar derechos reproductivos

Santiago de Chile, Mayo 26 de 2022 - Hoy Francisca, como es conocida la sobreviviente por motivos de reserva de identidad, logró que el Estado chileno reconociera su responsabilidad internacional por los hechos que enfrentó [...]

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Another Woman Unjustly Convicted due to Pregnancy Complication is Released in El Salvador 

03.29.2022 (PRESS STATEMENT) – In El Salvador, another woman—of the many unjustly convicted for homicide after an accusation of a suspected abortion—was released after serving more than 13 years in prison. Maritza, whose full name [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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Colombia’s Highest Court Rules to Decriminalize Abortion card link

Colombia’s Highest Court Rules to Decriminalize Abortion

Landmark ruling in “Causa Justa” lawsuit will help remove barriers to abortion up to 24 weeks of gestation.

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Statements from the Center for Reproductive Rights on the Constitutional Court Decision Decriminalizing Abortion in Colombia

02.21.22 – (PRESS STATEMENT) Today, the Constitutional Court of Colombia issued a ruling decriminalizing abortion up to 24 weeks gestation, a move expected to further eliminate barriers to legal abortion and help to end criminal [...]

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Ganan las mujeres: Corte Constitucional de Colombia elimina el delito del aborto hasta la semana 24, tras fallar a favor de la demanda del Movimiento Causa Justa.

El 21 de febrero de 2022, la Corte Constitucional decidió eliminar el delito de aborto hasta la semana 24 de gestación, y mantiene la aplicación de las causales después de ese tiempo establecido, conforme con [...]

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Sentence Commuted of Woman Convicted for Abortion Crime in El Salvador

Fifth woman to be released since December after legal action by the Center for Reproductive Rights and Other Organizations

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A Fourth Woman Is Released From El Salvador Prison

A fourth woman has been released from prison in El Salvador after being unjustly prosecuted under the country's strict abortion law.

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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