Latin America & Caribbean

Colombia

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Organizations in several countries reject decision of the Colombian Constitutional Court allowing for sterilization of minors with disabilities without their consent

(PRESS RELEASE)  On March 11th, the Colombian Constitutional Court validated the practice of surgical sterilization of minors with intellectual and psychosocial disabilities after considering a constitutional challenge to article 7 of Law 1412 of 2010, which…

Colombian Constitutional Court Reaffirms that the Procurador General de la Nación Must Provide Accurate and Truthful Information on Sexual and Reproductive Rights

(PRESS RELEASE) Colombia's Procurador General de la Nación—head of one of the highest state institutions responsible for guaranteeing fundamental rights for Colombians—and two of his deputies violated their duties as public officers when they provided inaccurate and biased information…

Colombia: The Right to True and Accurate Information

A decision is expected at any time on a Colombian Constitutional Court case revolving around women's fundamental right to information on sexual and reproductive health care…

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