Considering strategic litigation as an advocacy tool: a case study of the defence of reproductive rights in Colombia

Octubre 17, 2016

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Mónica Roa: legal champion of abortion rights

Octubre 17, 2016

When, in 2012, somebody shot at Mónica Roa through the toughened-glass windows of her office in Bogota, Colombia, she escaped with glass in her hair and a story she’s keen to avoid. “There’s been so much written about the shooting”, says the Colombian human rights attorney. “It’s part of the…

Zika: tragedy or opportunity

Octubre 17, 2016

Women’s reproductive rights will be essential to respond to the Zika emergency. Indeed, countries, especially those in Latin America, must ensure all women have access to sex education, contraceptives, abortion services and the care needed for safe motherhood. The Zika virus presents a rare global opportunity to effect a meaningful…

Denial of life-saving abortions: A tragic story in slow motion

Mayo 20, 2013

By: Gender Justice Journal May 20st 2013 The story is usually the same.  A poor, young woman finds that she is pregnant.  Something happens and she feels bad, so she goes to the town health-care centre.  They do not quite understand what is wrong and refer her to the nearest…

“The Role of Law in Taking Rosaries out of Ovaries”

Noviembre 15, 2011

  For: School of Law / University of Washigton November 15st, 2011 Michelle Storms Good afternoon everybody. Thanks so much for coming. My name is Michelle Storms I am the Assistant Dean for Public Service here at the Law School and I’m very happy to welcome you into our Gates…