Compañeras, saludo cordial, Con mucha alegría y orgullo queremos contarles que La Mesa por la Vida y la Salud por las Mujeres fue la ganadora del premio Líderes de Derechos Humanos: Rostros por la igualdad concedido por la Embajada de Canadá en Colombia. Esto nos motiva a seguir luchando y reivindicando los derechos sexuales y reproductivos de las mujeres. Con cariño les compartimos este reconocimiento que creemos es una buena señal de respaldo a la … Continued
This documentary portrays the way in which attacks against a twisted concept of “gender ideology” in four countries are being used to gain political power by right-wing conservative politicians supported by conservatives in the Catholic and evangelical churches.
To mark International Safe Abortion Day on 28 September, La Mesa por la Vida y la Salud de las Mujeres in Colombia will be presenting their results of a perception survey conducted in 32 cities across the country. 65% of the population surveyed agreed that abortion should be legal in the three grounds laid out in the judgment of the Constitutional Court, in 2006. This means that abortion is recognised as a fundamental right of women: … Continued
The second regional seminar on “Institutional conscientious objection: its impact on the provision of services for termination of pregnancy” took place in Bogotá on 4-5 August 2016. The seminar was the result of a collective effort by a group of national and regional organizations in Latin America who for several years have been promoting an interdisciplinary dialogue to identify the extent of this practice and its effects in the exercise of women’s reproductive rights and the provision of legal abortion services.