El Derecho A Amar (The Right to Love): Same-Sex Relationships in Spain and El Salvador

Forgie, Anna C. | January 1, 2011

This paper explores the treatment of same-sex marriage in , the first Spanish-speaking country to allow such unions, and , a country yet to permit gay marriage. Attributing this difference to various political, legal, and social circumstances in the two countries, the paper makes the case for legalization in El Salvador through an analysis of fundamental human rights in international and regional human rights instruments.