After fierce protest, a woman in Argentina imprisoned for induced abortion has been released. The decision brings to light the injustices women face and the potential of feminist groups to spur change.
Based in Buenos Aires, CEDES is an independent organization which conducts research and provides teaching and technical assistance. Since 2007, CEDES has trained and provided support to health providers in Argentina on abortion.
The case of “Belén” in Argentina demonstrates how how public institutions regularly fail women in Argentina.
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.
Activists in Latin America are mobilizing and demanding action from policymakers to address gender-based violence after a recent rash of femicides.
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.
On Tuesday, the Argentinian and Peruvian Congresses debated bills to expand access to safe and legal abortion.
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…
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.
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…