Representatives of various organizations gathered in Geneva discussed the situation in the United States, the Philippines and Brazil, in light of authoritarian governments that have a sharp anti-rights discourse.
The Senate voted to sustain the clandestine nature of abortion in Argentina, after months of massive social mobilizations.
We call on senators to vote in favor of rights and against clandestine conditions, criminalization and death.
Argentina must review legislation that is discriminatory, such as the criminalization of abortion and the lack of access to health care for women who decide to interrupt their pregnancies. The IACHR also put itself at the disposition of states in the region to assist with establishing a clear separation between the secular state and religious beliefs.
After the lower house passed a bill to legalize the voluntary interruption of pregnancy through week fourteen, 129 votes to 125, we call on senators to vote in favor of human rights and of ending clandestine abortions in Argentina.
The Working Group on discrimination against women urged the Argentine state to approve the bill to legalize the voluntary interruption of pregnancy. This is the latest in a series of such recommendations by UN bodies, based on human rights considerations.
The green scarf of the National Campaign for the Right to Legal, Safe and Free Abortion became part of the uniform of high school students. Teenage girls formed gender committees within student councils and are coordinating efforts to fight for their rights.
INCLO is a network of 13 national human rights organizations from different countries that work together to promote fundamental rights and freedoms. After celebrating a victory in Ireland on the abortion referendum, it is now Argentina’s turn.
CELS participated in the last hearing in Congress on legal abortion. Edurne Cárdenas spoke there about the need to guarantee access to this right.
More than half a million women undergo clandestine abortions every year in Argentina and since 1983, more than 3,000 women have paid for the criminalization of abortion with their lives.
CELS’ Executive Director addressed the plenary meeting of the congressional committees that must examine eight bills on the voluntary interruption of pregnancy. He spoke in support of the bill backed by the National Campaign for the Right to Legal, Safe and Free Abortion.
Published by openDemocracy, this opinion piece analyzes the joint work and individual strategies that different Argentine, regional and international organizations used to convince OAS member states to reject Argentina’s candidate to the IACHR, Carlos Horacio de Casas.
The UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women released its concluding observations regarding Argentina.
Today we are asking ANMAT to amend a ruling governing conditions of sale for drugs containing misoprostol and that the entity establish an appropriate mechanism to ensure access to this medication.
Ten organizations committed to human rights filed amicus curiae before the Supreme Court of Justice of Tucuman, which must rule on the appeal filed by Belén’s lawyer, Soledad Deza, from the association Catholics for the Right to Decide.