A quiet inquisition At a public hospital in Nicaragua, OBGYN Dr. Carla Cerrato must choose between following a law that bans all abortions and endangers her patients or taking a risk and providing the care that she knows can save a woman's life. In 2007, Dr. Cerrato's daily routine took a detour. The newly elected government of Daniel Ortega, a former Marxist revolutionary who converted to Catholicism to win votes...
Documentary 65 min
2014
USA

Topic: Abortion
Criminal Abortion Aborto criminal is a Spanish film drama first released in Spain on 3rd December 1973, directed by Ignacio F. Iquino. The film stars Simón Andreu, Máximo Valverde, Patricia Reed, Jackie Lombard and María Reniu. The different stories are not presented one by one but in parallel. In one, a working-class woman (Emma Cohen) is impregnated by her boyfriend (Manuel Zarzo) and she decides to abort,...
Film 107 min
1973
Spain

Topic: Abortion
Secure ways - ways of life The video "Rutas seguras, routes de vida" ("secure ways - ways of life") was provided by the foundation "Oriéntame", to inform you about the three decriminalized reasons by the Constitutional Court for an abortion: 1) The woman is a victim of rape, incest or an artificial or made ​​without the woman's consent fertilization 2) The life or health of the woman is at risk (physical, mental or s...
Documentary Film 14 min
2010
Colombia

Topic: Abortion
High Impact Litigation in Colombia: the unconstitutionality of abortion In April 2005, Women's Link Worldwide launched a bold and innovative challenge to the Constitutional Court of Colombia, asking the judges to liberalize the country's abortion law, which outlawed the procedure under all circumstances.
Women's Link Worldwide's video explores the process of filing the lawsuit and the debate surrounding it.

On May 10, 2006 the Constitutional Court issued a hist...
16 min
2006
Colombia

Topic: Abortion
Rosita ROSITA, an hour-long documentary by award-winning filmmakers Barbara Attie and Janet Goldwater, traces a young girl's journey from innocent victim to unwitting victor. When a nine-year-old Nicaraguan girl becomes pregnant as a result of a rape, her parents — illiterate campesinos working in Costa Rica — seek a legal "therapeutic" abortion to save their only child's life. Their quest pits them a...
Documentary 60 min
2005
USA

Topic: Abortion