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Inter-American Commission Orders Paraguay to Provide Immediate Medical Care to 10-year Old Pregnant Rape Survivor

Inter-american Commission Orders Paraguay to Provide Immediate Medical Care to 10-year Old Pregnant Rape Survivor (PRESS RELEASE) After global outcry over the case of a 10-year-old rape survivor who was unable to access a medically [...]

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Perú reabra la investigación penal sobre los casos de esterilizaciones forzadas

Perú reabra la investigación penal sobre los casos de esterilizaciones forzadas El gobierno peruano reabrirá la investigación penal sobre las esterilizaciones forzadas ocurridas en la década de los noventa, de acuerdo a una decisión del [...]

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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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El Salvador Must Respond to Charges of Human Rights Violations Related to Woman’s Imprisonment and Death Under Criminal Abortion Ban

El Salvador Must Respond to Charges of Human Rights Violations Related to Woman’s Imprisonment Under Abortion Ban Inter-American Commission on Human Rights Demands Response to Petition Filed By Reproductive Health, Rights, and Justice Organizations (PRESS [...]

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Dominican Republic Abortion Law Debated in Supreme Court

Dominican Republic Abortion Law Debated in Supreme Court (PRESS RELEASE) Despite progress made by the Dominican Republic last year decriminalizing abortion in limited circumstances, the Supreme Court will hold a judicial hearing today to discuss [...]

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El Salvador Releases One Woman Wrongfully Imprisoned, But Refuses to Pardon 15 Others

El Salvador Releases One Woman Wrongfully Imprisoned, But Refuses to Pardon 15 Others (PRESS RELEASE) On the same day local advocates celebrate the official release of “Guadalupe”—a rape survivor who became pregnant, suffered an obstetric [...]

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President Bachelet Introduces Legislation to Decriminalize Abortion in Chile

President Bachelet Introduces Legislation to Decriminalize Abortion in Chile (PRESS RELEASE) President Michelle Bachelet of Chile introduced a bill Saturday that would allow women access to safe and legal abortion services in cases of sexual violence, fetal [...]

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El Salvador Issues Pardon of Woman Wrongfully Imprisoned for Pregnancy Complications

El Salvador Issues Pardon of Woman Wrongfully Imprisoned for Pregnancy Complications After a failed vote last week, Salvadoran Congress approves pardon for woman serving a 30 year sentence as a result of country’s extreme abortion [...]

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Salvadoran Woman Wrongfully Imprisoned for Pregnancy-Related Complications Denied Pardon

Salvadoran Woman Wrongfully Imprisoned for Pregnancy-Related Complications Denied Pardon (PRESS RELEASE) El Salvador’s Congress has denied freedom to “Guadalupe,” a rape survivor who became pregnant, suffered an obstetric emergency and was wrongfully convicted of and imprisoned [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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