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The Dominican Republic’s total ban on abortion will be reviewed by the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights for the first time
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.

  • Country: Dominican Republic
  • Date: 04/06/2020
CONTACT US:

Para contactar con el departamento de comunicaciones puedes escribir a Cristina Sánchez Velázquez: c.sanchez@womenslinkworldwide.org (oficina de Madrid) o a Carolina Dueñas Orozco: c.duenas@womenslinkworldwide.org (oficina de Bogotá).

  • España T +34 91 185 19 04
    F +34 91 185 19 07
  • Colombia T +57 1 257 54 91
    F +57 1 257 54 91 ext 8

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