ARGENTINA – Newly elected president calls for legalisation of abortion before he is elected

The elections this month included several “outspoken feminist candidates”, while protests against gender-based killing of women, national women’s strikes, and a “campaign that saw abortion nearly legalised in the National Congress last year” amount to what is being called “the revolution of the daughters”.

ARGENTINA – Two stories: Campaign launched by doctors, and young voters in favour of legalising abortion

Doctors from across the country launch campaign for legalisation of abortion Doctors have united in a campaign called “Salvemos miles de vidas” (Saving thousands of lives), thereby ending preventable deaths of women from clandestine abortions and rejecting “false news” about the practice. The campaign went public this week in Córdoba, Mendoza, Rosario (Santa Fe), Entre Ríos, Jujuy, Chaco, Corrientes, Río Negro, Neuquén, Santa Cruz, Chubut, Tierra del Fuego, La Pampa y las localidades bonaerenses de … Continued

ARGENTINA – Amnesty Argentina has launched campaign for safe, free, legal abortion in anticipation of national elections

Amnesty Argentina has launched a campaign and a website with the hashtag #MiHistoriaCuenta (My story counts) that will disseminate information about how deputies and senators voted in the congressional debate on the abortion bill in 2018 and to share information on the situation of abortion in the country. They argue that it is possible to elect a national Congress committed to a safe abortion law. The website contains an infographic with the following data: In … Continued

ARGENTINA – De la Clandestinidad al Congreso

From Clandestinity to Congress: This 30-page publication by the Red de Acceso al Aborto Seguro Argentina (Network for Access to Safe Abortion Argentina, REDAAS) is an analysis of the events that took place during the legislative debate on the Law for the Voluntary Termination of Pregnancy in Argentina in 2018.

© 2016 International Campaign for Women's Right to Safe Abortion.

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