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The government has decided to postpone introducing the reform to the criminal code due to internal rifts concerning the legal character abortions – still clandestine – should entail. While one camp favors decriminalization, its antagonists argue that it should be …

After an exhausting 15-hour debate, Argentina’s Senate has said ‘no’ to legalizing abortion. The legislators of the Upper House discussed the future of reproductive rights while thousands gathered around Congress for an all-day, all-night vigil in the frigid Buenos Aires …

The bill that would have legalized abortion was defeated in the Senate yesterday.

But the debate is far from over. Having occupied the forefront of the public conversation, it has been installed as the next right to be conquered by …

Florencia Kirchner, daughter of former President and current Senator Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, explained the role she played in her mother’s change of heart regarding the issue of abortion. Once a staunch detractor who even blocked the debate in Congress …

La Nación published another extract of the interview that journalist Gabriel Sued held with Vice President Gabriela Michetti, which sparked controversy on Sunday, especially due to her statement about being against allowing women to access abortion services in cases of …

Vice President Gabriela Michetti saw herself embroiled in controversy – to put it mildly – yesterday, after claiming in an interview with La Nación that she personally stands against allowing women to get an abortion in case of rape.

“You …

The debate over the decriminalization of abortion is (was?) a cross-cut in the Argentine political landscape. On the one hand, members of parties that have been historically opposed to it found themselves joining forces with others who have traditionally been …

Update: With 129 votes in favor and 125 against, the Lower House passed the bill decriminalizing abortion. It will now be sent to the Senate, where it will go through the same process as it did in its Lower Counterpart: …

The fate of the bill aimed at decriminalizing abortion will begin to be decided tomorrow, when the members of the four commissions in the Lower House that have been debating the issue for almost three months vote on whether to …

Deputies advocating for the campaign for legal, free, and safe abortion have modified the wording of the “voluntary interruption of the pregnancy,” in an attempt to garner support from undecided lawmakers and ensure its passing next Tuesday, when the four …