Tag: UN Human Rights Committee

Case at United Nations Human Rights Committee Seeks to Ensure Access to Abortion in Honduras

After becoming pregnant as a result of rape, an indigenous woman and human rights defender was denied emergency contraception and abortion care and was forced to give birth against her will.

‘I now realize that I am not guilty, that I am just another victim’

In a piece for El País, Fátima, a Guatemalan survivor of sexual violence, tells her story and explains her decision to seek justice by joining a Center case. Fátima’s case against Guatemala is one of four that the Center brought to the United Nations Human Rights Committee in 2019 as part of a strategy called […]

UN Treaty Bodies Call for the Philippines to Decriminalize Abortion and Protect Adolescents’ SRHR 

Actions follow years of advocacy by the Center and its national partners.