From stigma to pride: health professionals and abortion policies in the Metropolitan Area of Buenos Aires by Sandra Salomé Fernández Vázquez, Josefina Brown   Full Text Abstract Abortion stigma is experienced not only by women but also by providers and health professionals in a wide range of legal contexts. This paper analyses interviews with providers who work in the public health system in the Metropolitan Area of Buenos Aires, Argentina. A court ruling in 2012, … Continued

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

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