REPORT No. 29/17 PETITION P-424-12 REPORT ON ADMISSIBILITY MANUELA AND FAMILY EL SALVADOR MARCH 18, 2017 I. INFORMATION ABOUT THE PETITION Center for Reproductive Rights; Colectiva de Mujeres para el Desarrollo Local; and Agrupación Ciudadana por la Despenalización del Aborto Terapéutico, Ético y Eugenésico Manuela and family1 El Salvador Articles 1.1, 2, 4.1 and 5.1, 5.2, 8.1, 8.2, 8.2(b), 8.2(c), 8.2(d), 8.2(e), 8.2(h) and 8.3, 25.1, 7.1, 7.2, 7.3, 7.4 and 7.5, 11.2, 17 and 25.1 of the American Convention on Human Rights (hereinafter “American Convention” or “ACHR”); Articles 1, 3 and 6.1 of the Inter-American Convention to Prevent and Punish Torture (hereinafter “IACPPT”); Articles 7(a) and 7(e) of the Inter-American Convention on the Prevention, Punishment and Eradication of Violence Against Women (hereinafter “Belém do Pará Convention”) Petitioners: Alleged victims: State denounced: Rights invoked: II. PROCEDURE BEFORE THE IACHR2 Date on which the petition was received: Additional information received at the initial study stage: Date on which the petition was transmitted to the State: Date of the State’s first response: Additional observations from the petitioning party: III. March 21, 2012 March 4 and 9, 2015 April 20, 2015 October 14, 2015 January 15 and October 25, 2016 COMPETENCE Competence Ratione personae: Competence Ratione loci: Competence Ratione temporis: Yes Yes Yes Yes; ACHR (deposit of instrument of ratification made on August 21, 1990); Belém do Pará Convention (deposit of instrument made on January 26, 1996; competence under Article 21 thereof); IACPPT (deposit of instrument made on December 5, 1994; competence under Article 22 thereof) Competence Ratione materiae: 1 The petitioners requested to keep the alleged victim’s name confidential and to refer to her by the name of “Manuela.” They also requested to keep her family members’ identity confidential and to protect the alleged victim’s medical data. 2 The observations presented by each party were duly transmitted to the opposing party. 1

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