Following a trend across Latin America, Colombia decriminalises abortion – making it legal up to 24 weeks.
By Megan Janetsky
Published On 22 Feb 2022
Bogota, Colombia – “Ya es ley.” Now it’s law.
That was the
chant that echoed outside Colombia’s Constitutional Court building Monday in a
sea of green handkerchiefs.
In a landmark decision, the court decriminalised abortion procedures up to 24
weeks of gestation, paving the way for greater abortion access in the largely