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It’s difficult for a Tweet to sum up the complexity of the world we live in nowadays. But the one below might just come as close to doing it as any other:

That’s right, as of 10:45 AM today, pro-choice …

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Clarín reports that, given it is almost certain the abortion bill will be struck down in the Senate, government officials are considering including the decriminalization of abortion as part of their broader initiative to reform the country’s criminal …

Tomorrow, the Senate will vote on a bill that seeks to legalize abortion, a debate that has taken over the streets, schools, and news cycles in Argentina for months. Yet, the issue has been taken further than that, as feminist …

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 anti-abortion block in the Senate had solidified a winning majority to reject the law to decriminalize and legalize abortion. On Saturday, after Juan Carlos Romero (Salta) confirmed he would vote against the bill, formerly pro-choice Silvina García Larraburu (FpV-Río …

It was always going to be close, but now we finally have confirmation: yesterday Juan Carlos Romero, the Peronist Senator for Salta, finally confirmed that next Wednesday he would vote against the bill to legalize abortion . This means that …

Head of the Partido Justicialista (PJ) caucus in the Upper House, Miguel Ángel Pichetto, confirmed yesterday that neither he nor the senators who vote along party lines will vote in favor of stripping former President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner of …

Federal Judge Claudio Bonadio will reportedly ask former President Cristina Kirchner be removed of parliamentary immunity as a result of her potential involvement in the corruption scandal known as the “notebooks of corruption,” which surfaced yesterday.

Kirchner has immunity …

The movement advocating for the legalization of abortion lost a battle today.

In the last meeting between the congressional commissions debating the bill before it’s sent to the Senate floor, the pro-choice “green” camp failed to get enough votes to …

With just over one week before Argentina’s Senate votes on the bill to legalize abortion, the pro-choice and pro-life camps are neck in neck, with the future outcome resting in the hands of the as of yet unconfirmed Senators.

The …