Argentina, in Social Rights Milestone for Latin America, Legalizes Abortion,

Pressure from religious and conservative groups to uphold the criminalization of abortion had been strong, but not enough to replicate the result in 2018 when the Senate rejected the bill.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - It is law. In Argentina, women who decide to terminate their pregnancy can do so legally, safely and free of charge in the healthcare system. On Wednesday, December 29th, at dawn, the Argentine Senate passed the legalization of abortion up to the 14th week of pregnancy, by a tally of 39 votes in favor, 29 against and one abstention.

It thus rescinded the law in force since 1921, which considered abortion a crime, except in case of rape or risk to the mother's life. In the streets, the green tide, the color symbol of feminism . . .

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