Tag Archives: My Body My Rights

New year, new WIRE!

Thanks to your feedback, the magazine’s got a brand new look and a wider mix of articles – from our new campaign for Syrian refugees and where Amnesty gets it money from, to facts and figures about the conflicts in … Continue reading

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A moment of euphoria in a long battle for women’s rights in El Salvador

By Colm O’Gorman, Executive Director of Amnesty International Ireland This morning I woke up to the news that “Guadalupe”, a young woman unjustly imprisoned in El Salvador after having a miscarriage, had been pardoned. It was an ecstatic moment, and … Continue reading

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Defying El Salvador’s total ban on abortion

**Yesterday, the Salvadoran authorities finally granted a pardon to Guadalupe, a young woman serving a 30-year jail sentence after suffering a miscarriage.** One of her chief advocates has been Morena Herrera. Here, the ex-freedom fighter, staunch feminist and sexual and reproductive … Continue reading

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