Geneva (NEWS RELEASE) – Today, the guts for Reproductive Rights, Planned Parenthood worldwide, Mujeres Transformando el Mundo Guatemala (MTM), Observatorio en Salud Sexual y Reproductiva Guatemala (OSAR), Surkuna Ecuador, Fundacion Desafio and Asociacion de Mujeres Axayacatl filed case because of the un Human Rights Committee (the Committee) on the behalf of four girls, all survivors of intimate physical violence from Ecuador, Guatemala, and Nicaragua.
The cases need accountability, justice, and reparation for the girls, and call for the implementation and adoption of policies to safeguard the intimate and reproductive legal rights of females and girls, not merely in Latin America but all over the world. This is actually the time that is first four instances are presented prior to the Committee with a combined strategy against various states to tackle a local issue, and are usually emblematic of on-going systemic individual legal rights abuses through the area, where girls are frequently put through intimate punishment and forced into pregnancies and motherhood against their might.
The aim of the litigation is always to make noticeable the negative wellness results that girls suffer in extremely restrictive contexts for intimate and reproductive legal rights.
Each country is obligated to make sure girls’ rights to life and wellness, in order in order to make their very own choices regarding their health and path in life, and also to live free of gender-based discrimination and physical physical violence. Continue reading “Revolutionary litigation filed against three nations to guard girls’ liberties in Latin America”