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Ecuador: Decriminalize Abortion in Rape Cases

Expand A green handkerchief with the hashtags #DéjameDecidir (let me decide) and #AbortoPorViolación (abortion in cases of rape) has become emblematic of the campaign for the decriminalization of abortion in Ecuador.  © 2019 Fundación Desafío (Washington, DC) – Ecuador’s National Assembly should decriminalize abortion for survivors of rape, Human Rights Watch said today ahead of a planned presentation to the Assembly’s Justice Commission via Skype. José Miguel Vivanco, Americas director at Human Rights Watch, will urge the commission to support a proposal to decriminalize abortion in cases…

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