Católicas por el Derecho a Decidir (CDD, or “Catholics for the Right to Decide”) is a network of 12 Catholic social justice groups throughout Latin America committed to the defense of women's rights, with a focus on sexual and reproductive rights, gender equality, and combating violence against women and discrimination.
Signed by 38 countries, the Montevideo Consensus is the most forward-looking document on sexual and reproductive health and rights ever agreed to at any diplomatic negotiation.
The International Women's Health Coalition welcomed a new UN resolution that makes clear that health services for migrant women must include sexual and reproductive health services, including emergency contraception and safe abortion for women who have been raped.
After two weeks of fierce negotiations at the United Nations' annual Commission on the Status of Women, on March 15 more than 130 governments committed to ending violence against women and girls, and reached strong agreements to promote gender equality and ensure access to sexual and reproductive health services.
Al final de esta pagina puede leerlo en español. A woman’s right to choose if and when to get pregnant was further eroded last week in Honduras when the National Congress voted to outlaw the sale, purchase, distribution, and use of emergency contraception (EC). The bill passed in the National Congress after just one…