With US poised to restrict abortion, other countries ease access

While US Supreme Court may overturn landmark abortion rights ruling, courts in other nations are moving to do the opposite.

4 May 2022

As the United States Supreme Court appears on the verge of possibly overturning the landmark ruling that gave women the constitutional right to access abortions, courts in many other parts of the world have been moving in the opposite direction.

In February, Colombia’s Constitutional Court legalised abortion until the 24th week of pregnancy, part of a broader trend seen in parts of heavily Catholic Latin America.

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