Colombia’s Prosecutor General Eduardo Montealegre has urged the country’s Congress to decriminalise abortion up to 24 weeks of pregnancy. The high number of illegal abortions in the country has sparked much debate on the need to reform abortion laws in Colombia.
Reaching the moveable middle on abortion in Latin America By Mónica Roa of Women’s Link Worldwide, originally published at Open Society Foundations (available here) In Colombia, as in much of Latin America, simply legalizing abortion often isn’t enough. September 28 is the Global Day of Action for Access to Safe and Legal Abortion, a movement that originated in Latin America and the Caribbean, and has since spread throughout the world. It unfolded like the plot … Continued