Women Twice Betrayed

The case of “Belén” in Argentina demonstrates how how public institutions regularly fail women in Argentina.

Making Sexual and Reproductive Health Services Accessible for Everyone, Everywhere

Women's health and rights advocates will have to collaborate with the public sector to ensure the goals to ensure universal sexual and reproductive health care are achieved.

Outrage Erupts in Argentina Over Brutal Murders of Women

Activists in Latin America are mobilizing and demanding action from policymakers to address gender-based violence after a recent rash of femicides.

Our Top Wins in 2014

Every January, we like to take stock of the gains we’ve made to safeguard the health and rights of women and girls around the world. Last year was a difficult. But we also saw reasons for optimism.

Bills to Expand Access to Abortion Debated in Peru and Argentina

On Tuesday, the Argentinian and Peruvian Congresses debated bills to expand access to safe and legal abortion.

Photos: Thousands March for Abortion Rights in Argentina

  • October 3, 2014

Every year, September 28 is observed as a day for activists to take public action in their countries to advocate for access for safe and legal abortion. On September 29, 2014, in Buenos Aires, Argentina, approximately 3,000 women, men, and children marched in front of the Argentine Congress to urge lawmakers to pass a bill…

Thousands March for Changes to Abortion Law in Argentina

On Monday in Buenos Aires, Argentina, approximately 3,000 women, men, and children marched in front of the Argentine Congress to urge lawmakers to pass a bill that would give women the right to an abortion, without exception, in the first trimester.

Partner: Católicas por el Derecho a Decidir-Argentina

  • November 12, 2013

Católicas por el Derecho a Decidir (CDD-Argentina, or “Catholics for the Right to Decide”) is an independent movement of Catholic people committed to social justice and women’s rights, including sexual and reproductive rights, and the right to live free from violence and discrimination. CDD-Argentina works towards achieving gender equality, and challenges religious fundamentalism from a…

CDD-Argentina’s Marta Alanis: Despite Progress, Still Much Work Ahead

Since 1993, IWHC partner Católicas por el Derecho de Decidir –Argentina (Catholics for the Right to Decide–Argentina, or CDD–Argentina) has played a leading role in mobilizing communities to demand access to safe and legal abortion in the country. As part of these efforts, CDD-Argentina helped launch La Campaña Nacional por el Derecho al Aborto Legal,…

Argentina Issues Landmark Ruling on Abortion Rights

The Supreme Court of Justice of Argentina (CSJN) issued a landmark ruling on Tuesday, March 13, 2012, which forcefully clarifies that a judicial order is not required in order to access safe abortion services when allowed in the law, therefore reaffirming that a woman’s right to privacy is paramount. The Court also applied the principles…