Historic win in fight for right to abortion in Argentina

Vol. 85/No. 2 - January 18, 2021
Tens of thousands of supporters of women’s rights rally on the streets in Buenos Aires, Argentina, early in the morning Dec. 30 as senators debated, voted up bill legalizing abortion.

In an important victory for working people, the right of women to choose to have an abortion was won in Argentina Dec. 30, when the Senate passed a bill making abortion free and legal up to the 14th week of…


Campaign for women’s right to abortion launched in Argentina

Vol. 84/No. 10 - March 16, 2020
Tens of thousands march Feb. 19 in Buenos Aires for legalization of abortion in Argentina. Young women lead campaign for right to choose and play key role in building support.

Led by young women, fighters for abortion rights are on the move in Argentina. In the past few years they have organized a series of large mobilizations, won growing support and forced a first-ever vote on legalization in the National…


Argentina: ‘Abortion must be legal, in the hospital!’

Vol. 82/No. 38 - October 15, 2018

Tens of thousands marched in Buenos Aires (above) and in 20 other cities in Argentina Sept. 28 to demand a woman’s right to choose abortion. A law to decriminalize most abortions was defeated by a narrow margin in the Argentine…


Argentine supporters of right to abortion say ‘we will win’

Vol. 82/No. 32 - August 27, 2018

After more than 16 hours of debate, with tens of thousands of protesters gathered outside on both sides of the issue, Argentina’s Senate Aug. 9 in a 38-31 vote defeated a bill that would have legalized abortion in the first…


Mass march for abortion rights in Argentina March 8

Vol. 82/No. 12 - March 26, 2018
Mass march for abortion rights in Argentina March 8

Hundreds of thousands marched in Buenos Aires, Argentina, March 8, International Women’s Day, to demand the right of women to choose abortion. The march was organized by the National Campaign for the Right to Safe, Legal and Free Abortion, a…