Posted by Cristina Serrano at Nov
2011 JusticeMaker Verónica Marisol Quiroga Pando fights discrimination that female detainees face in Bolivian prisons. She also provides legal representation to women in pre-trial detention. Read More…
Posted by Siobhan Riordan at May
A woman in Colombia may seek a legal abortion only if she finds herself in one of three specific situations: (1) if she becomes pregnant as a result of violation, (2) if the pregnancy puts her life or health in danger, or (3) if the fetus is known to have a fatal malformation. The punishment for a woman who has an illegal abortion is up to 3 years in prison.