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V.R.P., et al. v. Nicaragua

Country: Nicaragua
Year: 2009
Court: Inter-American Commission on Human Rights
Citation: Report No. 3/09, Petition 4408-02, February 11, 2009; OEA/Ser.L/V/II., Doc. 51, corr. 1, 30 December 2009
Health Topics: Child and adolescent health, Infectious diseases, Informed consent, Mental health, Sexual and reproductive health, Violence
Human Rights: Freedom from discrimination, Freedom from torture and cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment, Right to bodily integrity, Right to due process/fair trial, Right to liberty and security of person, Right to privacy
Facts:

Petitioner V.P.C. stated that on two occasions, her father H.R.A. took her nine-year-old daughter V.R.C. to a remote site, drugged her, and sexually abused her. Petitioner took her daughter to the hospital on October 16, 2001 because her daughter could not control her bowels. The doctor biopsied polyps near the daughter’s rectum and found that …Read more

Tags: Assault, Buggery, Depression, Forced examination, Involuntary examination, Mandatory examination, Mental disorder, Mental illness, Minor, Molestation, Pediatric health, Psychiatry, Psychology, Rape, Sexual abuse, Sexual assault, Sexual violence, Sexually transmitted diseases, Sexually transmitted infections, Sodomy, STDs, STIs, Trauma, Violence against women
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Case 148

Country: Nicaragua
Year: 1992
Court: Supreme Court of Justice
Citation: Corte Suprema de Justicia, Asunto de Castillo de Zambrano, Sentencia No. 148, 19 de agosto de 1992
Health Topics: Occupational health
Facts:

This case was about a notary public who did not file an index of a notarial protocol that was her duty to file because she had been under surgery and was recovering.  The question was whether her health condition excused her from filing such protocol with the authorities.

Tags: Employment, Occupational health and safety
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Case 152

Country: Nicaragua
Year: 1992
Court: Supreme Court of Justice
Citation: Corte Supreme de Justicia, ELECTROQUIMICA PESADA S.A. c. Ministro de Economía y Desarrollo, y otros,
Health Topics: Chronic and noncommunicable diseases, Environmental health, Occupational health, Public safety
Human Rights: Right to a clean environment, Right to favorable working conditions, Right to work
Facts:

Electroquimica Pesada S.A. (the “Company”), was operating with outdated equipment and was releasing emissions of chlorine and other noxious gases into the environment that posed harm to both its employees as well as the residents of Nicaragua.  The Company was required to shut down its operations by a series of orders issued by the Minister …Read more

Tags: Air pollution, Air safety, Asthma, Environmental hazards, Lung disease, Occupational hazards, Occupational health and safety, Pollution, Pulmonary disease, Safe working conditions
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