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El Salvador Acquits Woman Accused Of Killing Her Stillborn Child

El Salvador Acquits Woman Accused Of Killing Her Stillborn Child

Evelyn Hernandez, 21, was previously convicted of intentionally inducing an abortion and had already served three years of a 30-year prison sentence A Salvadoran court on Monday acquitted a woman accused of homicide after giving birth to a stillborn baby in a case that drew international attention to the socially conservative nation’s strict abortion ban. […]

Woman Faces Second Homicide Trial After Stillborn

Woman Faces Second Homicide Trial After Stillborn

The case that has thrown a spotlight on the predominantly Roman Catholic country’s prosecution of women for aggravated homicide when their babies are stillborn or die during home deliveries Salvadoran maid Evelyn Hernandez says she did not realize she was pregnant when as an 18-year-old she delivered a stillborn son after a three-day stomach ache. […]

Men Kill Women In EL Salvador – El Salvador Has The Highest Rates Of Femicide

Men Kill Women In EL Salvador –  El Salvador Has The Highest Rates Of Femicide

El Salvador, a country of 6 million people, has one of the world’s highest rates of femicide A year after El Salvador created a special unit to tackle the country’s high rates of killings of women, gang violence stands in the way of getting convictions, a top prosecutor said. El Salvador, a country of 6 […]