Argentine abortion activists unbowed in regional battle
August 9, 2019
One year after Argentina’s Senate defeated a bill to legalize abortion, the country’s feminists are keeping up the fight and leading Latin America’s struggle for abortion rights.
Apart from Cuba, Uruguay and Mexico City, voluntary abortion is illegal in Latin America, although it does take place, clandestinely, in conditions that are usually deplorable.
Abortion Protests Come To Cannes
By Jamie Samhan
May 18, 2019
Ahead of the premiere of abortion documentary “Let It be Law (Que Sea Ley)” from Argentine director Juan Solanas at Cannes, 60 women gathered to protest the anti-abortion laws across the world.
The women from Argentina waved green flags and signs (green is the colour of the pro-choice movement in Argentina). The protest was against a rejection of a law in Argentina to legalize abortion but is very similar to what the United States is currently facing.