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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 …

Despite the news last week that the bill to decriminalize and legalize abortion will most certainly be defeated in the Argentine Senate on Wednesday, continued flip-flopping from Senators means that the final result is still uncertain.

The latest Senator to …

The final vote to decide whether or not Argentina will legalize abortion is just one day away, scheduled for August 8th.

In addition to access to free and legal abortion, the bill calls for improved universal access to sexual and

The bill to legalize and decriminalize abortion will not pass through the Senate unscathed. In a meeting yesterday, even the most staunchly pro-choice block of Senators—who before might have rejected even the removal of a comma from the original text—have …

Whatever your position on the abortion debate, the power of the pañuelo verde – the green handkerchief which has become emblematic of the campaign for the decriminalization and legalization of abortion – cannot be denied. The pañuelo’s symbolic strength such …

As the debate over the bill to legalize and decriminalize abortion continues, the medical sector is in a state of turmoil. Between doctors being shamed for carrying out legal abortions, growing divisions between opposing sides of the debate, and …

While the outcome of the abortion debate in the Senate is still very much anyone’s guess, one thing is becoming crystal-clear: should the bill be passed, implementation will be a whole new struggle. The bill not only seeks to decriminalize …

Blessed be the fruit, dear readers. May the Lord open.

Yesterday afternoon, as the Senate officially began its hearings on the bill to legalize abortion, the collective Periodistas Argentinas silently protested outside Congress, dressed in the iconic red cloaks of …

Well, that’s one way to do it. After managing to avoid explicitly delineating her position during the months of debates on the bill to decriminalize and legalize abortion, María Eugenia Vidal, Governor of Buenos Aires Province, has finally made her …

The night before the beginning of the next phase of the debate over the abortion decriminalization bill, National Deputy Elisa “Lilita” Carrió, one of its staunchest detractors, assured that President Mauricio Macri only enabled the debate because he had been …