Revolutionary litigation filed against three nations to guard girls’ liberties in Latin America

Revolutionary litigation filed against three nations to guard girls’ liberties in Latin America

Geneva (PR RELEASE) – Today, the middle 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 a lawsuit because of the un Human Rights Committee (the Committee) on the behalf of four girls, all survivors of intimate physical physical violence from Ecuador, Guatemala, and Nicaragua.

The cases need accountability, justice, and reparation for the girls, and call when it comes to implementation and adoption of policies to safeguard the intimate and reproductive legal rights of females and girls, not just in Latin America but around the globe. Read more