abortion

June 25, 2022
Daniela Rea

Veracruz is one of seven states that has decriminalized abortion in Mexico. With obstacles to access, many collectives accompany and defend the right to choose (or refuse) maternity.

May 19, 2022
Diana Cariboni

Argentina, Colombia, and Mexico have legalized or decriminalized abortion. Could Chile be next?

February 22, 2022
Daniela Díaz and Joshua Collins

In a historic win for reproductive rights, Colombia’s highest court strikes down law that made abortion a crime.

November 17, 2021
Sophie Foggin

With a majority vote in the Constitutional Court this week, Colombia could become the first country in Latin America to remove abortion from its penal code.

July 8, 2020
Cora Fernández Anderson

The pandemic put anticipated legislative progress on Argentina’s abortion reform on hold, but activists are determined to keep up the momentum.

October 3, 2019
Cecilia Nowell

Oaxaca's monumental decision last week to decriminalize abortion is part of a larger "Green Tide" movement across Latin America. 

June 7, 2018
Cora Fernandez Anderson

Argentina’s Lower House will vote on a bill to legalize abortion on June 13 after a congressional debate opened in March for the first time in the country’s history. Why is it happening now, and why has it taken so long?

May 23, 2018
Claire Branigan

As Argentina debates a new law to legalize abortion, activists like Sandra Hoyos are rallying for a pro-choice future for the country.

January 9, 2018
Jennifer Zelmer

Abortion was recently partially decriminalized in Bolivia. What does this mean for maternal mortality and women’s health? 

September 19, 2017
Jadwiga E. Pieper Mooney

A new law legalizes abortion in limited cases – reversing a Pinochet-era ban on all abortions. But reproductive rights in Chile have a long way to go.

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