The Missing Piece: Reproductive Justice addresses the status of five problems that require immediate resolution to achieve women’s reproductive justice in Mexico. This report uses information from different sources: federal and state laws and administrative norms; statistical data; public information obtained through 1,856 requests for information between 2012 and 2017; and cases of women and families that GIRE has accompanied to access justice and demand comprehensive reparations for violations of their human rights.
While establishing a general law that allows marriage as of 18 years of age is positive, exceptions must be allowed in justifiable cases, in accordance to human rights standards. To better protect the rights of adolescents, a judicial mechanism that grants adolescents’ right to marry in certain cases is needed. Establishing a complete prohibition, while […]
For this report, access to public information requests were developed, an exhaustive analysis of state and federal laws related to this issue was carried out and the surrogacy cases that have been registered, documented and litigated by GIRE since 2014 were systematized. The goal of this work is to provide a clear panorama of the […]
Access to safe and legal abortion is essential to the exercise of women’s human rights. In cases of rape, this access is still restricted in Mexico despite being recognized in national and international legal frameworks. Girls and women often face obstacles to exercise their human rights because medical staff is unaware of the legal framework […]