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News El Salvador » Health: Prison sentence for abortion in El Salvador draws attention to Central American laws

News channel or source: http://www.ticotimes.net/2018/02/19/prison-sentence-for-abortion-in-el-salvador-draws-attention-to-central-american-laws
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

According to data from the Health Ministry in El Salvador, at least 27 women died from complications related to abortion and ectopic pregnancy between 2011 and 2015. In Honduras, the Center for the Rights of Women estimated that the number of clandestine ...

News El Salvador » Health: El Salvador frees woman imprisoned under anti-abortion laws

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-elsalvador-abortion/el-salvador-frees-woman-imprisoned-under-anti-abortion-laws-idUSKCN1FZ274
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

Her lawyers said she had health complications and had suffered a stillbirth. Slideshow (3 Images) Vasquez appealed the 30-year penalty upheld by a lower court and El Salvador’s Supreme court reduced her sentence. She has spent more than 10 years in jail.

News El Salvador » Health: Teen moms in Peru pinpoint need for sexuality education, health services

News channel or source: https://www.unfpa.org/news/teen-moms-peru-pinpoint-need-sexuality-education-health-services
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

Jazmin, another young woman in Villa El Salvador District, says she also became pregnant ... referring to oral contraceptives. A health and human rights concern Around the world, teen pregnancy is a serious health and human rights concern.

News El Salvador » Health: El Salvador: Youth Declare Support for FMLN Ahead of Elections

News channel or source: https://www.telesurtv.net/english/news/El-Salvador-Youth-Declare-Support-for-FMLN-Ahead-of-Elections-20180210-0028.html
Publication date: Friday 09 February 2018

The suggestions will span the areas of education, health, sports and culture ... In January, the National Secretariat of Youth of El Salvador declared their support for FMLN’s 2019 presidential candidate, Gerson Martinez. The leader of the youth group ...

News El Salvador » Health: El Salvador frees woman imprisoned over 'stillbirth'

News channel or source: http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2018/02/el-salvador-frees-woman-imprisoned-abortion-180215164922658.html
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

Carmen Vasquez, her lawyers and human rights groups always maintained she had given birth to a stillborn baby girl after suffering health complications ... have never been in the first place, but El Salvador is still far from fully ensuring the rights ...

News El Salvador » Health: Austin Advocates Call For Release Of Detained Migrant Woman

News channel or source: https://patch.com/texas/downtownaustin/austin-advocates-testify-incarcerated-migrants-behalf
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

an asylum seeker from El Salvador being detained at the T. Don Hutto Residential Center in Taylor, Texas, which in actuality is a detention center for immigrant women. Advocates say the woman's mental and physical health continue to decline after she was ...

News El Salvador » Health: El Salvador court commutes woman’s 30-year sentence for abortion

News channel or source: https://www.independent.ie/world-news/el-salvador-court-commutes-womans-30year-sentence-for-abortion-36608716.html
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

El Salvador’s Supreme Court has commuted the sentence of a ... Trump promises to act on mental health but fails to mention guns following Florida school... Catherine Lucey President Donald Trump struck a solemn tone after the deadly school shooting ...

News El Salvador » Health: El Salvador: Release of woman jailed for stillbirth must signal end of total abortion ban

News channel or source: https://www.amnesty.org/en/latest/news/2018/02/el-salvador-release-of-woman-jailed-for-stillbirth-must-signal-end-of-total-abortion-ban/
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

At least 27 other women are still incarcerated under El Salvador’s draconian abortion law. Those punished are disproportionately from impoverished backgrounds, with little access to education, health care or justice. In the 2014 report, “On the brink ...

News El Salvador » Health: El Salvador: Woman jailed in stillbirth case released after 10 years in prison

News channel or source: https://www.amnesty.org.uk/press-releases/el-salvador-woman-jailed-stillbirth-case-released-after-10-years-prison
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

At least 27 other women are still incarcerated under El Salvador’s draconian abortion law. Those punished are often from impoverished backgrounds, with little access to education, health care or justice.

News El Salvador » Health: Salvadoran Woman Freed after 10 Years in Jail for Baby’s Death

News channel or source: http://www.laht.com/article.asp?ArticleId=2451001&CategoryId=23558
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

In October 2016, El Salvador’s left-leaning governing FMLN party drafted a bill to decriminalize abortion in cases of rape or health risks to the mother or where the fetus is not viable. The right-wing opposition, meanwhile, wants the maximum prison ...