Tag: Colombian Constitutional Court

Op-ed: The Key Argument on Abortion That Changed Everything in Colombia

In this New York Times op-ed, Catalina Martínez Coral, senior regional director of the Center for Reproductive Rights in Latin America and the Caribbean, discusses her experiences fighting for the decriminalization of abortion in Colombia as part of the Causa Justa movement. The Constitutional Court of Colombia issued a landmark ruling February 21 to decriminalize […]

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 […]

Causa Justa: The Fight to Decriminalize Abortion in Colombia

The Center for Reproductive Rights and its Colombia-based partners are awaiting a decision by the Constitutional Court of Colombia that could decriminalize abortion throughout the country.