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Summary Camila Díaz Córdova, a 29-year-old transgender woman, tried for years to escape the violence that had characterized her life in El Salvador. She made her way to the United States in 2017 to seek asylum, but after four months in immigration…
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 The US government has deported people to face abuse and even death in El Salvador. The US is not solely responsible—Salvadoran gangs who prey on deportees and Salvadoran authorities who harm deportees or who do little or nothing…
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Summary When the head teacher found out that I was pregnant, he called me to his office and told me, “You have to leave our school immediately because you are pregnant.” —Jamida K., Kahama, Tanzania, April 2014 We don’t allow pregnant girls to continue…
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Summary Gang violence has plagued Central America’s “Northern Triangle” countries of El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras for more than a decade. Children are particularly targeted by gangs in these three countries. In Honduras, for example, over 400…
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 Swept Under the Rug
 Abuses against
 Domestic Workers Around the World
 I. Introduction
 Best and
 worst government practices
 Key
 recommendations
 To Labor Ministries
 To Heads of State and Government, and…
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 El Salvador
 TURNING A BLIND EYE
 Hazardous Child Labor in El Salvador's Sugarcane Cultivation
 GLOSSARY.. 
 I.SUMMARY.. 
 II.RECOMMENDATIONS
 III.THE USE OF CHILD LABOR IN SUGARCANE
 CULTIVATION... 
 The
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NO REST Abuses Against Child Domestics in El Salvador I.SUMMARY.. II.RECOMMENDATIONS Principal Recommendations Additional Recommendations To the Legislative Assembly To the Ministry of Labor To the Ministry of Education To the Office of the Human…
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Deliberate Indifference: El Salvador's Failure to Protect Workers' Rights I. SUMMARY.. II. PRINCIPAL RECOMMENDATIONS III. FREEDOM OF ASSOCIATION UNDER INTERNATIONAL LAW... IV. FREEDOM OF ASSOCIATION UNDER DOMESTIC LAW... Weak Labor Laws Inadequate…
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POLICY PARALYSIS: A CALL FOR ACTION ON HIV/AIDS-RELATED
 HUMAN RIGHTS ABUSES AGAINST WOMEN AND GIRLS IN AFRICA      SUMMARY II. ABUSES
 OF WOMEN AND GIRLS THAT FUEL HIV/AIDS.. HIV/AIDS and
 Abuse of Girls Risks to
 Women and Girls in…
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Throughout the world, thousands of children are used as soldiers in armed conflicts. Although international law forbids recruiting children under fifteen as soldiers, such young children may be found in government armies and, more commonly, in armed rebel…
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The most comprehensive account now available on human rights violations in El Salvador, A Decade of Terror documents the civil war between an armed insurgency and the military-backed government, and explains how it has led to a decade of ferocious…
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On March 24, 1980, Archbishop Oscar Arnulfo Romero was killed by a single bullet to the chest while performing mass at a chapel at the Divine Providence cancer hospital. His murder is perhaps the most dramatic example of the impunity with which the…