REPORT No. 120/17 PETITION 2003-13 REPORT ON ADMISSIBILITY BEATRIZ EL SALVADOR SEPTEMBER 7, 2017 I. INFORMATION ABOUT THE PETITION Colectiva Feminista para el Desarrollo Local de El Salvador; Agrupación Ciudadana por la Despenalización del Aborto Terapéutico, Ético y Eugenésico de El Salvador; Ipas Centro América; and Centro por la Justicia y el Derecho Internacional Beatriz and Family1 El Salvador Articles 1.1, 2, 4, 5, 8, 9, 11, 24, 25, and 26 of the American Convention on Human Rights (hereinafter "American Convention"); Article 6 of the InterAmerican Convention to Prevent and Punish Torture (hereinafter : "IACPPT"); and Article 7 of the InterAmerican Convention on the Prevention, Punishment and Eradication of Violence against Women (hereinafter "Convention of Belém do Pará") Petitioners: Alleged victim: State denounced: Rights invoked: II. PROCEDURE BEFORE THE IACHR2 Date on which the petition was received: Date on which the petition was transmitted to the State: Date of the State's first response: Additional observations from the petitioning party: November 29, 2013 March 19, 2015 March 2, 2016 September 6, 2016 To date, the State has not presented additional observations PM 114-13. Precautionary measure granted on April 29, 2013 Matter "B". Provisional Measure granted on May 29, 2013 and lifted on August 19, 2013. Additional observations from the State: Precautionary measure granted: Provisional measure granted:3 III. COMPETENCE Competence Ratione personae: Competence Ratione loci: Competence Ratione temporis: Yes Yes Yes 1 The petitioning organizations asked that the name of the alleged victim be kept confidential and requested that she be referred to as "Beatriz." They also asked that her family members’ data be kept confidential. 2 Each Party's observations were duly transmitted to the opposing Party. On July 11 and September 5, 2017, the IACHR notified the State and the petitioners, respectively, that, given the connections between the subject matter of the present petition with the precautionary measure and, later on, with the provisional measure, it had decided to take the documents presented by the Parties in connection with those proceedings into account in the processing of the present petition. 3 1

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