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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

Organizations in several countries reject decision of the Colombian Constitutional Court allowing for sterilization of m (PRESS RELEASE)  On March 11th, the Colombian Constitutional Court validated the practice of surgical sterilization of minors with intellectual [...]

Adolescent SRHR, Maternal Health, Coercive Policies,Latin America & Caribbean, Colombia,In the Courts,News

In re Access to Emergency Contraception in Colombia (amicus brief) (Colombian Council of State)

On June 5, 2008, in a landmark decision, the Colombian Council of State ruled against anti-choice groups' efforts to ban emergency contraception. The court found that emergency contraception, commonly known as the "morning-after pill," is [...]

Contraception, Emergency Contraception,Latin America & Caribbean, Colombia,In the Courts,Case

In re Abortion Law Challenge in Colombia / Amici (Constitutional Court of Colombia)

In April 2005, Colombian citizen Monica Róa, a former Center fellow and current attorney at Women's Link Worldwide, filed a petition with the Colombian Constitutional Court challenging the constitutionality of Colombia’s abortion law, which categorically [...]

Abortion, Legal Restrictions,Latin America & Caribbean, Colombia,In the Courts,Case

High Court in Colombia Refuses to Outlaw “Morning-After Pill”

Council of State of Colombia Rules that Drug Doesn't Violate Right to Life NEW YORK -- Today, the Center for Reproductive Rights applauded a decision by Colombia's highest administrative court not to deny women legal [...]

Contraception, Emergency Contraception,Latin America & Caribbean, Colombia,In the Courts,News

Landmark Decision By Colombia’s Highest Court Liberalizes One Of The World’s Most Restrictive Abortion Laws

Colombia’s Constitution Requires Government to Allow for Abortion in Some Cases New York, NY | More Info In a landmark decision, Colombia's highest court has ruled that abortion must be permitted when a pregnancy threatens [...]

Abortion, Legal Restrictions,Latin America & Caribbean, Colombia,In the Courts,News

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