Blog of the International Journal of Constitutional Law

Tag: Abortion I Case (1975)

  • Toward a New European Abortion Constitutionalism?

    —Ruth Rubio Marin, European University Institute Modern constitutionalism, born at the end of the 18th century with the French and American Revolutions, is a historically grounded venture. At the time, women did not enjoy civil equality, their freedom being largely dependent on their marital status, nor political citizenship–female enfranchisement not becoming a widespread reality until well after the turn of the century.