After jailing women, Bolivia weighs legalizing abortion

The nation’s top court is scheduled to meet Monday to review a constitutional challenge to the country’s abortion laws and to other policies that impede women’s access to a full range of human rights. A positive decision would mean that for the first time in 41 years, Bolivian women meeting certain conditions for an abortion would be free from criminal sanctions.
About this Resource:

Year Published/Updated: 2013

Author(s): Kane, Gillian

Languages: English
Regions: Latin America
Countries: Bolivia