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Yesterday two pro-life Senators María Fiore Viñuales (Partido Renovador-Salta) and Guillermo Snopek (PJ-Jujuy) presented a request to prevent the Minister of Health, Adolfo Rubinstein, from speaking at the committee meeting today at 2 PM regarding the bill to decriminalize and …

Art, in all its forms, is a manifestation of human expression that is so often linked to politics of protest. On Friday, spectators in the Municipal Cultural Center of the city of Rafaela in the province of Santa Fe were …

Senators convened yesterday to discuss the future of the Abortion Bill, which looks to be facing an uphill battle. The number who have came out against the bill is now pegged at 36, exactly half of the Senate. However, …

Last night, abortion rights activists in Argentina came together for a pañuelazo federal, a nationwide pro-choice demonstration, to show support for the law to decriminalize abortion and urge Congress to take immediate action to push the bill through Commissions and …

Latin America has some of the most restrictive abortion laws in the world. Abortion is illegal under any circumstance in six countries: the Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Haiti, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Suriname. In the majority of Latin America, getting an …

Writing about what happened on the night of June 13 and on the morning of the 14th is certainly a challenge, not only because the Lower House voting to approve the bill to decriminalize and legalize abortion is a historical …

 


After 22 hours of debating it was all over; Argentina’s deputies approved the bill to decriminalize and legalize abortion, a landmark result in the struggle for gender equality which would have been unfathomable just a couple of years ago.

 

 

Openly in favor of the legislation from the beginning, Silvia Lospennato, PRO member and representative of the Buenos Aires Province in the Lower House, left no question as to how she would vote yesterday morning. More surprising, however, …

Once the results confirming that the decriminalization and legalization of abortion bill had been passed were read out, the celebrations this morning didn’t echo out from one particular side of the Lower House. They were instead scattered throughout the …

After blocking the debate over the decriminalization of abortion throughout her two terms in office, former President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner is now set to vote in favor of the bill that was passed in the Lower House today. In …