Argentina’s Fernandez Sends Delayed Abortion Bill to Congress

Abortion is a crime in predominantly Roman Catholic Argentina except in cases of rape or risk to the woman’s life or health. However, even women who meet those requirements often meet obstacles, particularly in conservative or rural areas, activists said.

RIO DE JANEIRO BRAZIL - Argentine President Alberto Fernandez sent a bill to Congress on Tuesday, November 23rd, that would legalize abortion, a significant step in the conservative South American nation where the procedure is currently considered a crime in most cases.

The bill would legalize the . . .

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