Every year, almost four million women and girls in Latin America risk their lives by having an abortion that is illegal and unsafe. Latin America has the dubious distinction of having the most restrictive laws against abortion in the world—and also the highest incidence of unsafe abortion. The...Read more
Every year, almost four million women and girls in Latin America risk their lives by having an abortion that is illegal and unsafe. Latin America has the dubious distinction of having the most restrictive laws against abortion in the world—and also the highest incidence of unsafe abortion. The...Read more
As a Mexican woman, I wasn't sure I would see the day that safe abortion services became a reality for women in my country. For too long, I witnessed the effects that unsafe abortion has on the lives of women and girls. Each year in Latin America and the Caribbean, an estimated 4.2 million women...Read more
As a Mexican woman, I wasn't sure I would see the day that safe abortion services became a reality for women in my country. For too long, I witnessed the effects that unsafe abortion has on the lives of women and girls. Each year in Latin America and the Caribbean, an estimated 4.2 million women...Read more
In a ruling that marks a significant step forward for women’s rights in the region, Bolivia’s highest court, the Plurinational Constitutional Court, issued a decision ending the requirement for judicial authorization for women seeking legal abortion in Bolivia. “This court ruling represents an...Read more
In a ruling that marks a significant step forward for women’s rights in the region, Bolivia’s highest court, the Plurinational Constitutional Court, issued a decision ending the requirement for judicial authorization for women seeking legal abortion in Bolivia. “This court ruling represents an...Read more
This month, Guttmacher Institute released an in-depth study on the relationship between unintended pregnancy and abortion rates in Mexico. Five years ago, abortion became legal in Mexico City, and our local partner, Mexfam, has played a critical role in providing high-quality abortion services...Read more
This month, Guttmacher Institute released an in-depth study on the relationship between unintended pregnancy and abortion rates in Mexico. Five years ago, abortion became legal in Mexico City, and our local partner, Mexfam, has played a critical role in providing high-quality abortion services...Read more
It is difficult to write about any type of violence, but gender-based violence (GBV) poses many challenges that are unique. Despite the prevalence of stories survivors of violence have found the courage to tell, GBV still remains largely invisible. Many people consider abusive actions to be...Read more
It is difficult to write about any type of violence, but gender-based violence (GBV) poses many challenges that are unique. Despite the prevalence of stories survivors of violence have found the courage to tell, GBV still remains largely invisible. Many people consider abusive actions to be...Read more