Women's rights

Manuela v. El Salvador Amicus Brief

Este Amicus Curiae fue presentado a la Corte Interamericana de Derechos Humanos por Synergía, junto con Vecinas Feministas por la justicia sexual y reproductiva en América Latina; Akahata – equipo de trabajo en sexualidades y géneros; Soulforce; Balance promoción para el desarrollo y juventud AC; RESURJ (Realizing Sexual and Reproductive Justice); Católicas por el derecho a decidir; AWID (Association for Women’s Rights in Development) e IWRAW Asia Pacific. El caso de Manuela v. El Salvador tiene a que ver con un caso de discriminación por la aplicación de estereotipos de género en un contexto de criminalización total de la interrupción voluntaria del embarazo

Uruguay: Alternative report to the UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women, January 2019

This alternative report – drafted in collaboration with Colectivo Ovejas Negras, Akahatá – Equipo de Trabajo en Sexualidades y Géneros, and the Sexual Rights Initiative (SRI) – highlights human rights violations and abuses experienced by lesbian, bisexual, and trans women in Uruguay. The report was presented to the 74th session of the UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW).

Ecuador: Alternative report to the UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women, March 2019

This alternative report – drafted in collaboration with CPM – Taller de Comunicación Mujer, Akahatá – Equipo de Trabajo en Sexualidades y Géneros, and the Sexual Rights Initiative (SRI) – highlights human rights violations and abuses experienced by cis, trans, heterosexual, lesbian, bisexual, and intersex women in Ecuador. The report was presented to the 74th session of the UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW).

Ecuador: Alternative report to the UN Committee Against Torture, June 2019

This alternative report – drafted in collaboration with CPM – Taller de Comunicación Mujer, Centro de Apoyo y Protección Surkuna, Fundación Pakta, Akahatá – Equipo de Trabajo en Sexualidades y Géneros, and the Sexual Rights Initiative (SRI) – highlights human rights violations and abuses experienced by women and LGBTI persons in Ecuador. The report was presented to the 68th session of the UN Committee Against Torture (CAT).

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