Latin America & Caribbean

El Salvador

In The Spotlight

Unheard Voices: Women's Experiences with Zika in El Salvador

The goal of this report is threefold: firstly, it presents and evaluates the diverse impact that the Zika virus has had on the reproductive lives of women living in El Salvador…

Unheard Voices: Women's Experiences with Zika - The Global Response

The goal of this report series is threefold: firstly, it presents and evaluates the diverse impacts that the Zika virus has had on the reproductive lives of women living in Colombia, Brazil, and El Salvador…

El Salvador Legislative Assembly Misses Opportunity to Reform Draconian Abortion Law

(PRESS RELEASE) Today, the Legislative Assembly of El Salvador failed to bring up a vote to reform its abortion law…

The Women Behind Bars In El Salvador

El Salvador’s total ban on abortion puts women’s health and lives in danger and denies them essential reproductive freedom…

Salvadoran Court Releases Woman Wrongfully Imprisoned After Stillbirth

(PRESS RELEASE) Following almost 15 years of wrongful imprisonment after suffering a stillbirth, the Salvadoran President, Salvador Sánchez Cerén, through the Ministry of Justice commuted the sentence of Maira Veronica Figueroa Marroquin and released her today…

Teodora Is Free

Our client Teodora was released from prison this month. She was unjustly imprisoned for 11 years under El Salvador’s inhumane abortion law after suffering a stillbirth.

Freedom Denied

[UPDATE] Following 11 years of wrongful imprisonment after suffering an obstetric emergency, the Salvadoran Supreme Court of Justice (CSJ) and the Ministry of Justice and Public Safety commuted Teodora's sentence and released her today…

Our Work in Focus

[UPDATE] Following 11 years of wrongful imprisonment after suffering an obstetric emergency, the Salvadoran Supreme Court of Justice (CSJ) and the Ministry of Justice and Public Safety commuted Teodora's sentence and released her today…