#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 in Argentina’s governing party, has sparked anger by comparing the abortion of a female fetus to these murders. Presumably seeking publicity because he is running for public office, he claimed in a radio interview that … Continued
The resolutions on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women and the Elimination of Violence against Women were adopted on by consensus at the Human Rights Council. on 22 June. All hostile amendments were defeated, including those to delete references to comprehensive sexuality education and women human rights defenders, as well as a last minute oral amendment put forward by Egypt in the resolution on discrimination against women – to replace the word “gender” with “sex” … Continued
From an interview with “Claire”: “I was a lone parent with one child and no family support… I already had one abusive man in my life at the point I found out I was pregnant and thanks to you, now I have two. I came to you with a crisis pregnancy and unbeknownst to me you were anti-choice. I actually remember you telling me that I “couldn’t possibly” have an abortion, as if the … Continued
In the four congresses that have taken place so far, they have succeeded in bringing together and sensitising nearly 1,400 representatives of the world of law and medicine, to address the issues surrounding the protection, defence and exercise of reproductive rights in Latin America.