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Strategic thinking 


Mónica Roa

Creating social change requires matching passion and commitment to method and strategy.

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"‘Seeking Social Change in the Courts: Tools for Strategic Advocacy’. This is a practical tool for advocates from all social justice fields who are interested in using the courts. It even includes a comprehensive explanation of the much-used term "strategic litigation".

Authored by experts Mónica Roa with Barbara Klugman, this publication breaks down and walks users through Women’s Link’s approach to how litigation can be a platform to achieve social change. Please feel free to share with attorneys, advocates, professors, students or journalists who would find it of interest!"



Documentary Series

Los Nuestros

Mónica Roa is an attorney defending the sexual and reproductive rights of women
around the world. She became a public figure when she filed the constitutional
lawsuit that resulted in the liberalization of abortion laws in Colombia.


Diario el País

The interpretation of the right to life from the conception set by the Inter-American
Court of Human Rights.


Mónica Roa speaks at the Global Fund for Women 25th Anniversary gala in New York on April 17, 2013. She is receiving the Charlotte Bunch Women's Human Rights Defender Award, presented by Cecile Richards, president of Planned Parenthood Federation of America.



Madrid, España

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