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While the Senate works out the kinks in the abortion bill, authorities on sexual and reproductive health continue to push for policy changes around the world. Sixteen researchers from the Guttmacher-Lancet Institute (including two representatives from the World Health …

As the debate over the abortion decriminalization bill officially began in the Upper House yesterday, different senators presented at the same time initiatives of their own, aimed at dealing with the issue in a way they consider could potentially reach …

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, …

On June 13th, the lower house of Argentina’s congress voted Yes on a bill to allow women in Argentina to access safe, legal abortion within the first fourteen weeks of gestation. Now, the bill passes to the Senate, which will

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 …

The bill to decriminalize abortion reached the Upper House two days ago, and there is already controversy between high-profile senators who support each of the two camps.

The catalyst was the decision made by the President of the Senate, Vice …

 

 

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, …

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 …

After this morning’s historic vote in the Lower House approving abortion reform, all eyes will now be focused on Senate as the bill must now win over a majority of Senators in order to become law.

Campaigners will have …

During almost an entire day, the Lower House debated – and ultimately passed – the bill aimed at decriminalizing abortion. The large majority of the 257 national deputies used their right to deliver an address during the session and more …