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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

Peruvian state to reopen María Mamérita Mestanza Chávez v. Perú case

During the 143rd period of sessions of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights this week, the Peruvian state announced that it will be reopening the case of  María Mamérita Mestanza Chávez v. Perú, as well [...]

Maternal Health, Coercive Policies,Latin America & Caribbean, Peru,Engaging Policymakers, Around the World, In Washington D.C.

El Estado peruano reabrirá el caso de María Mamérita Mestanza Chávez v. Perú

Esta semana el Estado peruano anunció durante el 143er Período de Sesiones de la Comisión Interamericana de Derechos Humanos, que reabrirá el caso de María Mamérita Mestanza Chávez v. Perú, al igual que los demás [...]

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Perú Reopens Criminal Investigation Into Mass Forced Sterilizations

Perú Reopens Criminal Investigation Into Mass Forced Sterilizations (PRESS RELEASE) The Peruvian government will reopen its criminal investigation into the forced sterilization of hundreds of thousands of women and men in the 1990s—according to a [...]

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Human Rights Organizations Condemn Perú for Ending Criminal Investigation into Mass Forced Sterilization

Human Rights Organizations Condemn Perú for Ending Criminal Investigation into Mass Forced Sterilization Center for Reproductive Rights calls out state for failing to comply with its obligations before the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (PRESS [...]

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Perú Ends Criminal Investigation into Mass Forced Sterilizations

Perú Ends Criminal Investigation into Mass Forced Sterilizations Center for Reproductive Rights calls out state for failing to comply with its obligations before the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (PRESS RELEASE) Peruvian prosecutors have closed [...]

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International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

Thirty years ago, women’s rights activists first marked November 25 as the day on which the world would demand an end to all physical and sexual abuse targeted at women. It took another 18 years [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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