While Salvadoran legislators have, for months, been postponing the debate on the Criminal Code reform that would decriminalize abortion, another rape survivor has been sentenced to 30 years’ imprisonment for having suffered pregnancy-related complications.
1) TAKE ACTION
Write a letter, send an email, call, fax or tweet:
Contact these two officials by 24 August, 2017:
President of the Commission of the Legislative Assembly
Mario Alberto Tenorio
Presidente de la Comisión de Legislación y Puntos Constitucionales
Salutation: Dear Mr. President/ Estimado Sr. Presidente
Ambassador Claudia Ivette Canjura de Centeno
Embassy of El Salvador
1400 16th Street, NW, Suite 100, Washington DC 20036
Phone: 202 595 7500 I Twitter: El_Salvador_EMB
Salutation: Dear Ambassador/ Estimada Embajadora
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