Colombia: International child restitutions must be decided with gender lens, considering VAW, says Constitutional Court

Bogotá, 13 September 2023.

According to Sentence T-275-23, Colombia’s highest court determined that “the 1980 Hague Convention cannot be reduced to a mere syllogistic in formal compliance to its provisions when there is evidence of violence against women.”

Read the official statement in Spanish:,-en-el-marco-de-posible-violencia-contra-la-mujer-9613