Calling on international human rights bodies to review the cases of women who became pregnant after using defective contraceptives distributed by the Chilean healthcare system
The organizations Women’s Link Worldwide and Corporación Miles Chile have submitted urgent communications to multiple UN Rapporteurships and the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights. They are asking for Chile to provide reparations to the women, ensure timely and accurate information on sexual and reproductive health services, and establish rigorous quality control measures for these services.
Statement by the European Safe Abortion Networking Group for International Safe Abortion Day, 28 September 2020
Women’s Link forms part of the European Safe Abortion Networking Group, which is comprised of national, regional and international SRHR organisations based in Europe working for universal access to safe, legal abortion.
Women's Link, along with four other organizations, filed an urgent case at the High Court in Nairobi (Kenya) on the right of access to information
We filed the petition last Thursday, along with KELIN, Transparency International-Kenya, KATIBA Institute and the International Commission of Jurists-Kenyan Section
The petition challenges the failure of various State and public entities to provide timely and accurate information during the COVID-19 pandemic
The impact that the lack of access to information is having on women and girls during this health pandemic in Kenya it is something we need to address
The Dominican Republic’s total ban on abortion will be reviewed by the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights for the first time
The human rights body announced that it has admitted the case of Rosaura Almonte Hernández (“Esperancita”) for review. Esperancita, a Dominican teen, died in 2012 when the chemotherapy she needed to save her life was refused because she was pregnant. Women’s Link Worldwide has represented Rosa Hernández, Esperancita’s mother, since 2013.
Women’s Link Worldwide urges the UN to investigate human rights violations against migrant women performing seasonal farm work in Spain’s strawberry industry
The international organization has asked multiple UN bodies to act quickly because the current COVID-19 crisis is exacerbating these conditions and may lead to new violations
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