VIDEO, Ruptly TV, 6 March 2018 The video above is from today, 6 March, 17:30 pm, Buenos Aires time. Earlier today, around 70 members of all political stripes of the lower house of the Argentine Congress presented a bill … Continued
On 15 January 2018, YouTube removed two videos by Women on Waves and Women on Web. Both channels contained animations with lifesaving information about safe and effective ways to have an abortion with medications. Some of the animations can be … Continued
Members of the Campaña Nacional por el Derecho al Aborto Legal, Seguro y Gratuito organised the production of a video of a “Debate of political candidates on the right to abortion in Argentina”, which took place on 20 September at the University … Continued
#NiUnaMenos (translated as #NotOneLess in English) is a national movement in Argentina that protests against the murder of women, often by their partners or ex-partners, as an issue of gender-based violence and misogyny. Estaban Bullrich, a former minister … Continued
Dr Raquel Tizziani is spearheading Argentina’s first university curriculum on abortion at the National University of Rosario. The news spread fast. In the first few days after the university announced the plan, some 10,000 e-mails demanding an immediate halt … Continued
An open access article based on in-depth interviews with women from both South Africa and Zimbabwe, which compare and contrast their reasons for abortion and having an abortion in widely differing legal contexts.
In 2014, “Belén”, a 27-year-old woman from the province of Tucumán went to her local hospital with a serious vaginal haemorrhage. The duty doctor diagnosed a spontaneous miscarriage, but “Belén” was accused of having disposed of the fetus in … Continued
The first video describes what the two recommended methods are of abortion, what the law allows in Argentina with a liberal interpretation, how the two methods work and how simple and safe they are. The second records testimonies of many women of all ages and backgrounds in Argentina who talk about how they got pregnant, why they decided to have an abortion and how it took place.
In the 23 November Campaign newsletter, we summarised the shadow report to CEDAW by a group of some 15 civil society organisations in Argentina, Situación del Aborto en Argentina. The report has now been translated into English.
On 2 November was the 7th review of the CEDAW Committee of Argentina, in which the government had to outline its policies for guaranteeing the rights of women. The Committee stressed the need not to apply regressive policies and the difficulties of eliminating all forms of discrimination against women in the country