Abortion rights
Understand the circumstances in which abortion is legal in Brazil

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

In Buenos Aires, there is no political will to address problems that we, the women, face, says Ofelia Fernández

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

10-year-old rape victim in Brazil safely aborts after feminists expel religious extremists

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

Abortion in umbria-Italy Italian communists protest restrictions on abortions introduced by Umbrian regional government

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

US judges strike down States’ move to halt abortions during COVID-19 crisis

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

Millions mobilize across Latin America for International Working Women’s Day

This years mobilization was one of the largest yet which saw millions across the continent on the streets demanding justice, rights and equality

Legal abortion is within reach in Argentina

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

Thousands of women call for abortion legalization at Buenos Aires rally

Newly elected Argentinian President Alberto Fernandez has repeatedly expressed support for the movement and has called legal abortions a public health issue.

2019 Feminist and LGBTQ+ struggles No revolution without gender justice

In this year-ender, we take a look at the prominent feminist and gender justice struggles from across the globe.

34th Plurinational Encounter of Women, Queers and Gender Dissidents!

The communicators collective describes the importance of this Encounter in the current context of Latin America and the power of the feminist movement

Mexican state of Oaxaca legalizes abortion

Oaxaca is the second state after the capital Mexico City to decriminalize elective abortions

Activists vow to continue struggle as bid to decriminalize abortion in cases of rape fails in Ecuador

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

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