Ending a pregnancy in case of sexual abuse or when the woman’s life is at risk, has been the law of the land since 1940
The Buenos Aires legislator and women’s rights activist, Ofelia Fernández, expressed about the need to create a Ministry of Gender, Women and Diversity in the city of Buenos Aires
Religious fundamentalists attempted to invade a health center in the city of Recife in a bid to prevent the procedure. The child earlier had to travel over 1,800 km after she was denied her legal right in her home State
The Umbrian regional government of the conservative League party has announced that women will no longer be able to access pharmacological abortions in day hospitals or at home and will have to be hospitalized for three days to avail the procedure
The administrations of Texas, Ohio, Alabama, Oklahoma and Iowa took steps to postpone or halt non-essential medical procedures, and included abortions in the category. This was under the pretext of making more facilities available for COVID-19 patients
This years mobilization was one of the largest yet which saw millions across the continent on the streets demanding justice, rights and equality
Argentine women, activists, feminist movements and social organizations celebrated the announcement by President Alberto Fernández to present a bill to decriminalize abortion in the country
Newly elected Argentinian President Alberto Fernandez has repeatedly expressed support for the movement and has called legal abortions a public health issue.
In this year-ender, we take a look at the prominent feminist and gender justice struggles from across the globe.
The communicators collective describes the importance of this Encounter in the current context of Latin America and the power of the feminist movement
Oaxaca is the second state after the capital Mexico City to decriminalize elective abortions
The proposal to decriminalize abortion in cases of rape was defeated in Ecuador’s National Assembly after it obtained only 65 votes as opposed to the mandatory 70