Argentina’s Cartoonist Quino: ‘My Mafalda Is Not Anti-Abortion

0

Argentina's Cartoonist Quino: 'My Mafalda Is Not Anti-Abortion'

Published 21 July 2018

"Images showing Mafalda wearing a blue scarf, which symbolizes opposition to the voluntary interruption of pregnancy law, are spreading... I demand it be removed," Quino said.

As the legal abortion debate gains traction in Argentina, artist Joaquin Lavado – known as Quino – has criticized anti-abortion groups for hijacking Mafalda, his most famous creation.

"Images showing Mafalda wearing a blue scarf, which symbolizes opposition to the voluntary interruption of pregnancy law, are spreading. I don't authorize it; it doesn't represent my stance, and I demand it be removed," Quino wrote in a public statement.

Continued: https://www.telesurtv.net/english/news/Amid-Abortion-Law-Debate-Quino-Denies-Mafalda-is-AntiChoice-20180721-0016.html