Latin America

The experience is difficult: Step Into Our Shoes

Perspectives on abortion rights and access in Venezuela Find original post here My name is Josefina*, I’m from Caracas, Venezuela, and I am 26 years old. I’m a lawyer, activist at PLAFAM, and I was part of International Planned Parenthood Federation/Western Hemisphere’s Youth Network. When I was 23, I experienced firsthand what it is to […]

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Political and Cultural Mobilization for the Decriminalization of abortion in Mexico

  When: September 28 What time: 4pm-8pm Where: Zocalo, Mexico City, Mexico The National Campaign for the Right to Decide was created as a response to the conservative wave that began after the Supreme Court of Justice of the Nation in Mexico declared the constitutionality of decriminalizing abortion in the country’s capital city, in August 2008. […]

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WGNRR and Elige Red de Jóvenes are hosting a Discussion Group in Mexico!

ENGLISH VERSION FOLLOWS Este 30 de Septiembre en el marco de la Campaña Internacional por el Aborto Legal y Seguro, WGNRR y Elige Red de Jóvenes por los Derechos Reproductivos se unen para organizar un conversatorio bajo el tema: “Rompiendo Mitos: Por la despenalización social del aborto” en donde se hablará de los mitos más comunes […]

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Únete a la lucha feminista por el aborto legal, seguro y gratuito.

Únete a la lucha feminista por el aborto legal, seguro y gratuito. Cambia tu foto de perfil de facebook y twitter en el siguiente enlace y forma parte de este movimiento a nivel latinoamericano.   Utiliza el HT: #ALERTAFeminista #C28

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The Sexual Rights Initiative parallel event at the UN 30th session!

In light of the September 28 Campaign, the Sexual Rights Initiative is organizing a parallel event at the 30th Session of United Nations Human Rights Council on the topic of: “Unsafe Abortion and Maternal Mortality and Morbidity: What can be done to prevent it?” This event will emphasize the importance of addressing unsafe abortion in order to eliminate […]

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SRHR Lecture in Mexico City!

This Sept 10, 2015 WGNRR Advocacy Officer Lara Cousins gave a lecture at Universidad Iberoamericana on sexual & reproductive rights, & access to abortion in Latin America & the Caribbean.

Together participants discussed how sexual & reproductive rights are human rights, the realities stemming from the criminalization of abortion in the region, the history of September 28 and ways to get involved and take action.

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