Derechos de las mujeres

Día Internacional de la Mujer 2014

Mi cuerpo mis derechos

Poder decidir sobre nuestra salud, nuestro cuerpo, nuestra vida sexual y nuestra identidad es un derecho humano básico. Sin embargo, en todo el mundo, muchas personas somos perseguidas por tomar estas decisiones, o se nos impide totalmente tomarlas.

Es tu cuerpo. Conoce tus derechos. Actúa ya. My body my rights

News and Updates

Campaign targets violence and discrimination against women and girls

25 November 2014

Amnesty International supporters worldwide today join the 16 Days against Gender Violence campaign to challenge violence and discrimination against women and girls, including the denial of sexual and reproductive rights. 

Countries urge El Salvador to change repressive abortion laws

28 October 2014

El Salvador came under pressure from nine countries at the United Nations last night to amend its repressive and out-dated abortion laws. The effects of these laws amount to institutionalized violence, torture and other forms of ill-treatment against women and girls.

Uganda: Discriminatory legislation fuels repression and abuse

16 October 2014

Repressive and discriminatory legislation enacted over the last 18 months in Uganda has led to increasing state repression, violence and homophobic and gender-based discrimination.

‘My freedom defends yours’: Propaganda and truth about homophobia in Russia

11 October 2014

Activists in St. Petersburg explain how a history of seething homophobia and a sinister new "propaganda of homosexuality" law have brought fresh stigma and fear. 

South Africa: Pregnant women and girls continue to die unnecessarily

9 October 2014

Hundreds of pregnant women and girls are dying needlessly in South Africa. In part, this is because they fear their HIV status may be revealed as they access antenatal care services.