Strategies for action to increase women’s and girls’ access to legal abortions in Argentina

This collection of resources on access to legal abortion is a contribution to the strengthening of technical capacity in the field of litigation and the construction of advocacy arguments to have political impact. These multimedia resources are accessible to those at national and international level with some background in the law and jurisprudence on the subject of access to safe and legal abortion.

The Argentinian case of Belen: A sentence with international repercussions

After the Tucumán criminal court refused to release Belén, who suffered a miscarriage but was sentenced to eight years in prison having already been detained awaiting trial for two years and two months, her case was taken up in a public hearing convened by the Commission on Human Rights and Guarantees of the Chamber of Deputies of Argentina. The hearing was entitled: “The role of the State in relation to violence against women: torture and other ill-treatment in the field of sexual and reproductive health”.

ARGENTINA: Videos to promote discussion on the right to abortion

We have created a series of videos to promote discussion on the right to abortion. Questions such as the contribution of medical abortion to the right of women, and what the requirements are to implement a safe and legal abortion health service were posed to a REDAAS member. These videos provide their answers. We released one image and one video per day from Sept 23 to Sept 28. Here are the links to the videos: 23/09 … Continued

Focus on abortion providers, including medical students

Archive newsletter – August 2015 AUSTRALIA   “Papaya Workshops”- A reflection from a medical student participant at the Children by Choice Conference, 2015 by Tessa Moody, 6th year medical student, Adelaide University 16 June 2015 http://asap-asia.org/blog/papaya-workshops-a-reflection-from-a-medical-student-participant-at-the-children-by-choice-conference-2015/#sthash.Wt4ajjqn.bMIP511Z.dpbs   It was an insightful and empowering experience to be involved in the “Papaya Workshop” – a hands-on activity designed to educate medical students and practitioners about manual vacuum aspiration and D&C as safe termination techniques. The session was led … Continued

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