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 […]
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.
Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Center for Reproductive Rights has been on the front lines of ensuring that reproductive health services are prioritized—through advocacy, policy development, and the creation of new programs and research initiatives.