Friday, September 29, 2023



Abortion no longer a crime in Colombia

BOGOTA, FEBRUARY 23: Having an abortion is no longer a crime under Colombian law, the country's top Court ruled on Monday, in a decision that paves the way for the procedure to become widely available across this historically conservative, Catholic country. The ruling by Colombia's Constitutional Court follows years of organising by women across Latin America for greater protections and more rights, including access to abortion, and significant shifts in the region's legal landscape. Mexico's Supreme Court decriminalised abortion in a similar decision in September and Argentina's Congress legalised the...
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