Tag: Abortion in Colombia

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.

Colombia High Court Votes to Decriminalize Abortion, Adding to Regional Momentum

Multiple news sources reported on the ruling by Colombia’s Constitutional Court to decriminalize abortion. Colombia is the third country in the region, following Agentina and Mexico, to take steps toward decriminalizing abortion.  The lawsuit was brought by the Causa Justa movement, of which the Center is a member.  Reuters quoted Nancy Northup, the Center’s president […]

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.