Tag: Chile

Chilean Activists Celebrate Apology in Forced Sterilization Case

Al Jazeera reported on the apology by Chilean President Gabriel Boric to a woman who was forcibly sterilized after the birth of her son because she had HIV. The Center and its local partner, Vivo Positivo, represented  “Francisca” at the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights. As a result, Chile agreed to end its forced sterilization […]

Chile Agrees to End Forced Sterilization Practices and Provide Reparations in Case at the IACHR

The agreement provides justice for Francisca--a woman with HIV forcibly sterilized in a Chilean hospital--after a years-long effort by the Center for Reproductive Rights and Vivo Positivo at the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights.

Issue Spotlight: COVID-19

Center initiatives address pandemic’s impact on reproductive rights and access around the world.