Mexico’s top court decriminalises abortion in ‘watershed moment’

Mexico’s Supreme Court unanimously ruled on Tuesday that penalising abortion is unconstitutional, a major victory for advocates of women’s health and human rights, just as parts of the United States enact tougher laws against the practice.The ruling in the majority Roman Catholic nation means that courts can no longer prosecute abortion cases.It follows moves to decriminalise abortion at the state level, although most of the country still has tough laws in place against women terminating their…