Tag: Abortion decriminalization

With its Regression on Abortion Rights, the U.S. is a Global Outlier

The United States is one of only four countries that has rolled back abortion rights since 1994.

Center Symposium Focuses on Decriminalization of Abortion and Sexual and Reproductive Justice

"Global Reproductive Politics, Reproductive Justice, and Limits of Law” event brings together global experts, academics, and activists.

Virtual Event: Global Reproductive Politics, Reproductive Justice, and Limits of Law

Register for this May 11 symposium featuring global experts, academics and activists.

The Center to Co-Host Side Event to the UN Commission on Population and Development Session

Register to attend the Center's virtual side event to the UN's Session on Population and Development.

New Litigation Filed to Decriminalize Abortion in Nepal

Petition at the Supreme Court of Nepal seeks to hold government accountable for its commitments to abortion rights and access.

Colombia’s Highest Court Rules to Decriminalize Abortion

Landmark ruling in “Causa Justa” lawsuit will help remove barriers to abortion up to 24 weeks of gestation.

The Decriminalization Of Abortion Advances in Latin America Despite the Difficulties

Several Latin American countries, including Mexico, Chile, and Argentina, have recently taken steps to expand abortion access. In Colombia, the Center and its Colombian-based partners have brought a lawsuit to decriminalize abortion. The question currently rests before a panel of judges. Reuters quoted Catalina Martinez Coral, the Center’s Regional Director of Latin America and the […]

¿Cómo beneficiaría a las niñas y adolescentes la eliminación del delito de aborto en Colombia?

A publication on the benefits of abortion decriminalization for girls and adolescents in Colombia.

Center Hosts Session at Asia Conference on the Need to Decriminalize Abortion in the Region

The video replay is now available for “Regional Advocacy for Decriminalization of Abortion in Asia and Role of Pro-Bono Partners,” a session hosted by the Center for Reproductive Rights.

Nepal Agrees to Decriminalize Abortion and Protect SRHR

Nepal accepts recommendations from its Universal Periodic Review before the UN Human Rights Council to protect the sexual and reproductive health and rights of women and girls.