Abortion legislation in the spotlight as Argentina presents new law to Congress

Women across Argentina will take part in marches to celebrate the presentation of new abortion legislation to National Congress. This is the eighth year that legislators and activists have attempted to pass a law to legalize abortion in the country. The new proposal is an altered version of the one presented last year, which passed in Congress but failed when it reached the Senate after a 16-hour debate. Read more: Teenage pregnancy rates soar across Latin America The fight for free, legal and safe abortion last year polarized the largely Catholic country, and resulted in a “green wave” of feminist … Continue reading Abortion legislation in the spotlight as Argentina presents new law to Congress