Colombia becomes latest Latin American country to partially decriminalize abortion

By Stefano Pozzebon, Kara Fox and Megan Janetsky, CNN
Tue February 22, 2022

Bogota, Colombia (CNN)Colombia became the latest country in Latin America to partially decriminalize abortion on Monday, marking a major victory for the nation's feminist movements and reflecting a wider shift in views toward the procedure across the region.

The country's Constitutional Court ruled in favor of legalizing abortion up until 24 weeks of a pregnancy, the supreme tribunal announced in a statement.