Abortion is illegal in Honduras in all circumstances. According to the UN, between 51,000 and 82,000 abortions are performed in unsafe and clandestine conditions in the country each year
Agostina Betes from MPLD and Frente Patria Grande spoke about how feminist movements in Argentina organized to win the right to abortion
Thousands who had gathered in front of the Argentine Congress erupted in mass celebrations as the Senate voted in favor of the Bill approving the voluntary termination of pregnancy
The Argentine senate passed the Voluntary Termination of Pregnancy bill with 38 votes in favor and 29 against. This is a major victory for feminist movements who have been organizing for over a decade for the right to abortion
With 131 votes in favor, 117 votes against, and 6 abstentions, the lower house of the parliament endorsed the bill that legalizes abortion in Argentina
This Friday, the Chamber of Deputies will vote on the IVE bill that legalizes abortion in Argentina, a right that hundreds of thousands of women have been demanding for decades
President Alberto Fernández sent the bill to legalize abortion to the National Congress for consideration on November 17
This is the first time that a head of state in Argentina will present a bill of this nature and it will be a significant breakthrough for the long-demanded abortion rights in the country.
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.
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