Gina Godoy

Two assembly members from Alianza País to the Ethics Commission

Paola Pabón and Gina Godoy, both assembly members belonging to the ruling party, were called to the Ethics Commission from AP to explain their stance on the New Criminal Code during the second debate on the decriminalization of abortion for rape. Pabon, who introduced the motion...

Chileans claim in the streets for the decriminalization of abortion

After an 11 year-old girl under the pen name “Belen”, was repeatedly raped by her stepfather on last July 9, and as a result got pregnant, Chile has exploded with protests in favor of the decriminalization of abortion. Last night nearly five thousand people marched...
correa_aborto_s

Rafael Correa Confirms Position over Abortion Topic

The president, Rafael Correa, reiterated his position on the abortion issue in the Integral Criminal Organic Code draft (COPI for its spanish acronym). Although the new procedure is on the first debate, the head of state already established his position. “With all due...
Argentina's Supreme Court

Argentina’s Supreme Court Allows Abortion in Cases of Rape

Yesterday, Argentinean Supreme Court, with the unanimous vote of its seven members, approved abortion for rape victims, without having to resort to a judicial process. This resolution changes the usual mode in Argentina, were abortions were only performed in rape victims with...