COLOMBIA – Colombia’s Constitutional Court issues landmark decision on victims of reproductive violence in conflict

On 11 December 2019, the Colombian Constitutional Court issued an important decision recognising that women and girls who suffered forced contraception and forced abortion by their own armed groups should be recognized as ‘victims of armed conflict’. The decision is one of very few in the world to specifically recognise reproductive violence as a form of harm committed against women and girls in times of conflict. It thus sets an important legal precedent in recognising … Continued

COLOMBIA – International Safe Abortion Day 2019

On 27 September, we commemorated in Colombia the right of women to choose freely for the International Day for Safe and Legal Abortion in the Park of the Journalists 4-8pm. (Hoy y mañana conmemoramos en Colombia el derecho de las mujeres a elegir libremente en el Día Internacional por un Aborto Legal y Seguro. Acompáñanos hoy en Bogotá en el Parque de los Periodistas a partir de las 4 pm.)

COLOMBIA – La Mesa receives award from Canadian Embassy

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

CLACAI DOCUMENTARY – Genero bajo Ataque (Gender under Attack)

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.

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