Mexico Supreme Court decriminalises abortion

By Fabiola Sanchez and Megan Janetsky
Updated September 7 2023 - 8:55am, first published 8:49am
Abortion rights activists in Mexico are celebrating after the country decriminalised the procedure. (AP PHOTO)
Abortion rights activists in Mexico are celebrating after the country decriminalised the procedure. (AP PHOTO)

Mexico's Supreme Court has thrown out all federal criminal penalties for abortion, ruling that national laws prohibiting the procedure are unconstitutional and violate women's rights.

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