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El Salvador Maternal Health and Reproductive Rights

Action for Teodora

In this film, we learn about the fate of many women in El Salvador, where abortion laws are so inhumane that a woman can be imprisoned simply for having a miscarriage, and about Amnesty International’s ongoing work to pressure governments into changing this law. Deputy Director of Campaigns Juliana...
El Salvador Maternal Health and Reproductive Rights

El Salvador: Separated families, Broken Ties: Women imprisoned for obstetric emergencies and the impact on their families

1998 was a watershed moment for women’s human rights in El Salvador. This was the year that the government decided to take a retrograde step. While most countries around the world were moving towards a liberalization of restrictive laws on abortion, El Salvador moved to criminalize abortion in all...