A few days following the Supreme Court decision, an uneven patchwork of abortion bans across the country only reenforces existing inequality
Feminist movements and women’s rights organizations have vehemently rejected the president’s decision and his reasons to partially veto the bill that allowed abortions in rape cases
With the decision, Colombia has become the third country in Latin America, following Argentina and Mexico, to expand the sexual and reproductive rights of women in recent years
Feminist and women rights movements rejected the approval of a bill with inhibitory deadlines and condemned that it would force women to continue to seek clandestine abortions in unsafe conditions
In the new edition of Peoples Health Dispatch, listen to Leigh Kamore Haynes and Ana Vračar from the People’s Health Movement discuss these developments and their implications.
The Texas bill that severely restricts abortion has set a dangerous precedent which will allow other conservative States to challenge reproductive rights through similar bills
With 75 votes in favor, 68 votes against and 2 abstentions, the lower house of the parliament endorsed the bill that decriminalizes voluntary termination of pregnancy in Chile within the first fourteen weeks of gestation
On the occasion of International Safe Abortion Day, women around the world reflect on the different obstacles to obtaining this fundamental right and autonomy over their bodies
For too long, politicians relied on the Supreme Court to uphold the right to an abortion. Now that the Texas law has been allowed to take effect, its prime targets are low-income people of color.
Mexico’s Supreme Court unanimously ruled that the laws that penalize women and pregnant persons for terminating their pregnancy are unconstitutional. With the historic decision, the country’s top court decriminalized abortions across national territory
The struggle for free, safe and legal abortion in Latin America and the Caribbean has been one of the key uniting issues for movements in the region as across the board, access is severely restricted
Apart from the capital Mexico City and southern province of Oaxaca, in the rest of the country, abortion is illegal.