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Amnesty International Report 2014/15

The total abortion ban remained in place and the implementation of legislation to combat violence against women was still weak. Impunity for human rights violations committed during the 1980-1992 armed conflict persisted, despite some steps to combat it.

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Key Country Facts

Head of State:
Salvador Sánchez Cerén
Head of Government:
Salvador Sánchez Cerén
Population:
6,401,240

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Deepening inequality, discrimination and insecurity continue to deny people their human rights.

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