The voluntary interruption of pregnancy in Colombia: Dialogue between Bioethics, Biolaw and Public Health.

Project: Research Project

Project Details


General Objetive:

Analyze the ethical and legal tensions around the practice of the Voluntary Interruption of Pregnancy (IVE) in Colombia, from the rights, axiological pluralism and public health.

Specific Objetives:

1. Identify the moral narratives of different actors linked to the practice of IVE , based on methods such as etnografhy and autoethnography.

2. Promote deliberation around the ethical dimensions of the IVE practice, based on the identification of the facts related to the practice, the values in conflict and the possible courses of action.

3. Propose from the plural deliberation, frameworks for action in public policies that allow addressing the IVE practice from axiologic pluralism, the rights approach and the perspective of public health.


Induced abortion, Bioethic, public health, Maternal-Fetal Relationships, Women's Rights

Commitments / Obligations

1.Publication of a bool resulting from research.

2.Conducting an academic forum.

3.Publication of an article for publication in an international journal.

4. Production of popular science content.
Effective start/end date10/11/226/30/23

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This project contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Main Funding Source

  • Competitive Funds
  • Incubator


  • Bogotá D.C.


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