Verónica Giménez Béliveau, Universidad de Buenos Aires for The Conversation Unswayed by the estimated 2 million abortion rights activists gathered outside its doors, Argentina’s conservative-leaning Senate on August 9 rejected a bill that would have made abortion legal up to 14 weeks of pregnancy. The 38-31… »
…in spite of negative vote from the Senate, with a little help from the Pope. Disappointing news for activists demanding safe and free termination of pregnancy (as opposed to back street, often lethal, abortions in particular for the less well off) in Argentina and supported by similar campaigns in many… »
Law on the Voluntary Termination of Pregnancy: Millions of Argentines and Latin Americans hope it will be law!
This is an important historical moment. The eyes and hearts of millions of Argentine and Latin American women will be set on this 8 August in the Argentine Senate, where the Law on the Voluntary Termination of Pregnancy will be debated, already with half a sanction in the Chamber of… »
Never again! chanted human rights activists when the military responsible for the 70’s dirty war in Argentina were replaced by a democratically elected government, leaving behind over 30.ooo people dead or “disappeared” and hundreds of stolen children taken from the tortured to death mothers and given to military-sympathetic families. Never… »
At the event, the books `Final Destination’ by Giancarlo Ceraudo and `Skyvan’ by Miriam Lewin were presented. “The madwomen told him to be patient and not to give up,” said Taty Almeida in her final speech. Photos: Ariel Brocchieri On Friday, June 15, took place the… »
The video below shows the last leg of a long process, which this week culminated in the half-sanction of the decriminalisation of abortion in Argentina. The process was led and sustained tirelessly by thousands of women across the country. The half sanction was from the Chamber of Deputies. There is… »
Ana Cecilia Dinerstein, University of Bath and Lucía Cirmi Obón, National University of Quilmes for The Conversation “Nothing will stop us now!” These were the words of the excited and emotional activists when Argentina’s parliament voted narrowly (129 votes to 125) to decriminalise abortion. The National… »
Economist, Guillermo Sullings, author of the book “At the Crossroads of Humanity’s Future: the steps towards the Universal Human Nation” talks about the difference between globalisation and planetarisation, the European Humanist Forum, neoliberalism and how to surpass it, and the International Monetary Fund in Macri’s Argentina, in this interview for… »
By Daniel Gutman for IPS. BUENOS AIRES, Jan 21 2018 (IPS) – Thirty-four years after Argentina’s return to democracy, more than 500 cases involving human rights abuses committed during the 1976-1983 military dictatorship are making their way through the courts. This high number not only shows that the process of… »
By Observatorio Argentino In Argentina, the government of Mauricio Macri, in cahoots with large oil, mining and agro-industrial consortiums, has unleashed a ferocious and murderous assault against indigenous communities throughout the country, with the complicity of the legal system and the support of the mainstream media. The… »
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