Latin America & Caribbean


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Uruguay’s Progress Inspires Action

When lawmakers in Uruguay recently passed a law that decriminalized abortion in the early stages of a pregnancy, they did more than improve the health and well-being of the country's women…

Uruguay becomes the Third Nation in Latin America to Decriminalize Abortion

(PRESS RELEASE) In a 17-14 groundbreaking senate vote this week, Uruguay became the third nation in Latin America to decriminalize abortion, allowing a woman to request an abortion procedure during her first trimester without restriction as to reason.

Uruguay Set to Legalize Abortion

Uruguay is very close to becoming one of the few countries in Latin America to legalize abortion in the early stages of pregnancy. The country's Chamber of Deputies voted in favor of the law on Tuesday…