Colombia Partially Decriminalizes Abortion in Historic Ruling

Colombia’s Constitutional Court partially legalized abortion on Monday, February 21, making it a historic day for abortion rights advocates throughout the country

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“It’s an awakening of women’s rights,” Executive Director of Women’s Equality Center Paula Avila-Guillen told Al Jazeera. “We’ve arrived at a moment in which we were tired of being left behind … and just started reclaiming our rights. For many years we were just waiting.”

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