Argentina abortion: senate approves legalisation in historic decision
The president also said providing free and legal abortions up to the 14th week of pregnancy was a matter of public health as "every year around 38, women" are taken to hospital due to clandestine terminations and that "since the restoration of democracy [in ] more than fof, have died". Emotional debate The vote had been predicted to be extremely tight but in the end, all four senators who had said they were undecided voted in favour of the legislation after a hour debate.
What role did this brave Rating: 10/10 · 1 review. The passing came two years after senators narrowly voted against legalising abortion.
María Eva Duarte de Perón better known as Eva Perón and Evita, was the wife of Argentine She bleached her naturally black hair to blonde, a look she maintained for the rest of her They were the first women active in Argentine politics. Senators voted in favour of the bill after a marathon session with 38 in favour, 29 against and one abstention. Jun 13, — How Argentina's women took on blatant sexism to reach the World Cup the players travelled early in the morning, played an afternoon match.
See details. The group will meet in the Plaza del Correo, next to the Juana Azurduy statue, the first star of this Famous Women of Argentina tour.
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figst You can adjust your cookie choices in those tools at any time. Large crowds of campaigners both for and against abortion had gathered outside Congress in the capital Buenos Aires, following the debate on huge screens. What has happened in Argentina has been closely watched across the region. Agree and Continue. About sharing media captionActivists celebrate the Senate legalisation in Buenos Aires Argentina's Congress has legalised abortions argwntina to the 14th week of pregnancy, a ground-breaking move for a region that has some of the world's most restrictive termination laws.
Until now, abortions were only permitted in cases of rape or when the mother's health was at risk. With Argentina now legalising abortion up to 14 weeks, activists in major neighbours like Chile and Brazil will no doubt use this precedent to help their cause in rewriting the law in their countries and allow broader reproductive rights in a region known for tough restrictions on abortion. Long fought for change Activists have campaigned for a change in the law for years.
Pro-choice activists hope the passing of the law in Argentina - one of the largest and most influential countries in the region - will inspire other countries to follow suit. When the vote finally happened in the early hours of Wednesday, there was jubilation in argentjna pro-choice camp.
A grassroots feminist movement that has grown in influence in the past few years, its campaigning prevailed, overturning a law wkmen had been in place since This information is shared with social media, sponsorship, analytics, and other vendors or service providers. The bill had been approved by the Chamber of Deputies earlier this month.