Mónica Roa: Protecting Women´s Rights Through the Courts

Octubre 17, 2016

see BY MÓNICA ROA  This article is part of the Heroes of Social Inclusion series from the Spring 2012 issue of Americas Quarterly. View the full list of heroes here. I grew up in a family with no father. I saw the responsibilities that my mother had to take on alone to…

Mónica Roa: legal champion of abortion rights

Octubre 17, 2016

here 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…