The court's decision came days after its watershed ruling that penalising abortion is unconstitutional, a major victory for reproductive rights activists.
Campaign "#WomenForJustice" demands reproductive rights and a reform to the justice system for women who are victims of violence and murders in Peru.
If passed, the bill would then go before the Senate, where it faces an uphill battle to become law. The new bill would decriminalise abortion during the first 14 weeks of pregnancy, and even afterwards conditionally.
The proposed legislation would still allow abortions in cases where the mother's life is at risk or the pregnancy results from a crime. But it would ban abortions of irreparably sick or impaired foetuses and those with Down syndrome.
Unwanted pregnancies could drop from 89 million a year to 22 million if women in poor countries had access to contraceptives, according to a Guttmacher Institute report.
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