Solidarity with 5 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean and Spain

In solidarity with the September 28 Campaign for Decriminalisation of Abortion in Latin America and the Caribbean we encourage members/partners/allies to sign and send specially designed demand letters to the embassies of five countries  – Nicaragua  Chile, El Salvador, Dominican Republic and Honduras – in your countries. These countries have a blanket ban on abortion in all circumstances, including therapeutic to save mother’s life and health. This constitutes a grave violation of women’s human rights. It is noteworthy that all five countries with the most restrictive abortion laws are located in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Equally we encourage you to sign and send the letter to the representative of the Spanish government in your country to urge the government to withdraw to reform the Organic Law 2/2010 of Sexual and Reproductive Health and Voluntary Interruption of Pregnancy, which aims to reverse the recent hard gain advances for Spanish women in terms of access to safe and legal abortion.

Step by step instructions:

1. Download the letters, adjust the content filling out the country the letter is address, the name of the organisaton and the signatory. 

2. Print and sign the letter. 

Alternatively: insert your digital signature. 

3. Look up the physical and email addresses of the embassies of Nicaragua  Chile, El Salvador, Dominican Republic, Honduras and Spain in your country through internet or yellow pages. 

For Nicaragua        For Dominican Republic     For Honduras

For El Salvador     For Chile                                     For Spain

4. Send the letters to the embassies hard copy and/or digitally. If you opt to send them digitally, please send a cc-copy to 

Please make sure you send the letters on September 28 itself or very close to this date.

Download the Word document of the Letter to 5 countries

Download the Word document of the Letter to the Spanish government