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Alyne v. Brazil: Case of Alyne da Silva Pimentel Teixeira (“Alyne”) v. Brazil

Alyne, a 28-year-old Afro-Brazilian woman, died of complications resulting from pregnancy after a private and then a public health center denied her quality maternal health care. Brazil's maternal mortality rates are disproportionately high for a [...]

At the United Nations,Publications

Alyne v. Brazil: Case of Alyne da Silva Pimentel Teixeira (“Alyne”) v. Brazil

Alyne, una Afro-Brasilera de 28 años murió por complicaciones de un embarazo después de que un centro de salud privado y luego un centro de salud público le negaran atención de calidad de salud materna. [...]

Abortion,Latin America & Caribbean,At the United Nations,Publications

En el nombre de Alyne: una victoria histórica de los derechos humanos

Alyne da Silva Pimentel tendría hoy 37 años de edad si el Estado de Brasil hubiera cumplido con su obligación de proteger sus derechos humanos fundamentales. Por el contrario, por ser pobre y Afro-brasilera, Alyne [...]

Maternal Health,Latin America & Caribbean

In the Name of Alyne: A Historic Human Rights Victory

Alyne da Silva Pimentel would have been 37 years old today if Brazil’s government had honored its responsibility to protect her fundamental human rights. Instead, because she was poor and Afro-Brazilian, she died in 2002 [...]

Maternal Health,Latin America & Caribbean,In the Courts,News

Alyne da Silva Pimentel v. Brazil (Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women)

UN Committee Establishes States’ Obligation to Address Maternal Mortality   (Updated 3.18.21) In the first-ever maternal mortality case decided by an international human rights body, the United Nations’ Committee on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination Against Women [...]

Maternal Health,Latin America & Caribbean,In the Courts,Case

Decision: Alyne da Silva Pimentel v. Brazil

In the first maternal death case to be decided by an international human rights body, the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) establishes that governments have a human rights obligation [...]

Maternal Health,Latin America & Caribbean,In the Courts,Documents

Brazilian Government Gives Monetary Reparations As Part of Historic United Nations Maternal Death Case

Brazilian Government Gives Monetary Reparations As Part of Historic United Nations Maternal Death Case (PRESS RELEASE) In a ceremony today, the Brazilian government gave monetary reparations to Maria Lourdes da Silva Pimentel, the mother of [...]

Abortion,Latin America & Caribbean,In the Courts,News

Brasil Da Un Paso Para Implementar Decisión Histórica de Naciones Unidas en Materia de Mortalidad Materna

Brasil Da Un Paso Para Implementar Decisión Histórica de Naciones Unidas en Materia de Mortalidad Materna El Comité para la Eliminación de la Discriminación contra la Mujer (Comité de la CEDAW) aprobó un acuerdo del [...]

Maternal Health,Latin America & Caribbean

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Brazil Takes Step to Implement Historic United Nations Ruling in Maternal Death Case

Brazil Takes Step to Implement Historic United Nations Ruling in Maternal Death Case United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) Approves Monetary Reparations Agreement with Brazilian Government for the Mother of [...]

Maternal Health,Latin America & Caribbean,In the Courts,News

In Pursuit of Justice

The Brazilian government still has to take big steps to fulfill the historic CEDAW Committee’s ruling on maternal mortality. Twenty-eight-year-old Alyne de Silva Pimentel, a poor Afro-Brazilian woman with a young daughter, was six months [...]

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Las mujeres continúan muriendo a causa de la maternidad

Las mujeres continúan muriendo a causa de la maternidad La Comisión de Derechos Humanos del Senado convocó a una Audiencia Pública en el Senado de Brasil para tratar el caso de Alyne da Silva Pimentel [...]

Maternal Health,Latin America & Caribbean

Es hora de actuar

Es hora de actuar El Centro de Derechos Reproductivos le pide a Brasil que repare a la familia de Alyne de acuerdo a la decisión histórica del caso Alyne c. Brasil. En agosto de 2011 [...]

Maternal Health,Latin America & Caribbean

UN Committee Holds Brazil Accountable

Last year, the Center for Reproductive Rights won a groundbreaking victory in our eight-year battle on behalf of Alyne da Silva Pimentel, an impoverished Afro-brazilian woman who died when doctors willfully failed to provide her [...]

Abortion,Latin America & Caribbean,At the United Nations

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