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In an already unequal society, women tend to always be the worst off. In situations of poverty, they face a double burden of poverty and marginalization, often having to juggle earning a living as well as domestic work. For …

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 …

Around the world people are speaking with increasing frequency of cultures of gender violence that have been systematized within countries, manifesting in subtle scaffoldings that underpin almost every facet of society. This is evident in Argentina, where it is estimated

Yesterday the “Ley Brisa” was passed, which ensures that the minor children of femicide (or of the murder of one of the parents at the hands of the other) will receive economic support from the government. The decision …

On June 14th, the Congress voted yes on a bill that seeks to not only provide women with safe and legal abortion as part of the free public healthcare system, but which would also expand reproductive and sexual education in

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

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.

Next week’s abortion debate looms large in the consciousness of Argentine society, and as such, we at the Bubble wanted to take a wider lens to women’s health issues in Latin America and the Caribbean.

As you’re probably aware by …

After almost two months and the statements of 700 people who spoke both in favor and against decriminalization of abortion, the first part of the debate is over. The deputy members of the four commissions involved in the debate – …