Argentina Could Legalize Abortion in Historic Move in Latin America

Argentine President Alberto Fernández announced during a speech opening Congress for the 2020 legislative year, that his government will make it a priority to ensure safe and legal abortion for women.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The debate on abortion in Argentina is one of the most progressive, but also most polarized in all of Latin America. Deeply conservative and Catholic sectors in the neighboring country seek to prevent the right of women to their choices at any cost, hindering Latin America from having yet another pioneering country in this type of legislation. Currently, only Uruguay, Suriname, and French Guyana allow abortion in this continent.

However, Alberto Fernández,

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