CDD Argentina is a faith-based and feminist organization that has been working to expand sexual and reproductive rights for Argentine women for 25 years. IWHC is proud to provide ongoing support to CDD Argentina as they continue to advocate for abortion rights, sexual and reproductive health services and information, and policies that benefit women and girls.
As the international community has increased its commitment to adolescent girls' sexual and reproductive health and rights, young women with disabilities have consistently been left behind. IWHC believes that it is essential that disability rights become a key tenet of sexual and reproductive health and rights.
A newly proposed bill to decriminalize abortion has renewed the hopes of feminist activists in the country, and could be a sign of a broader shift in public opinion on abortion across Latin America.
Argentinean feminists remain at the forefront of the Latin American movement to end gender-based violence. In mid-October, more than 70,000 activists and advocates gathered to discuss a range of women’s issues at the Encuentro Nacional de Mujeres.
In the midst of the Zika epidemic, Brazil’s conservative Congress has seemingly done everything it can to make the situation worse for Brazilian women.
Grassroots women’s organizations are essential to lead social change, but many face a severe funding crisis, threatening progress.
A recent legal decision makes clear the government is not prioritizing their reproductive rights, but activists are not giving up.