The Stars Aligned for Argentina to Legalize Abortion

A key ingredient to Argentina’s landmark Senate vote last week to legalize abortion? Years of losing.
 
The country’s abortion rights movement has changed dramatically since a failed bid to legalize the procedure 2 years ago. But the bitter loss seemed to galvanize a national movement.
 
Plus: Multiple elements aligned recently for abortion rights advocates: The country now has a self-proclaimed feminist president, a quota law that helped women achieve a critical mass in Congress, and a reframing of abortion through a public health lens—which helped sway lawmakers who’d once voted against the movement.
 
The New York Times

Secondary Topic
Comments +

0 comments

Post a Comment

Restricted HTML

  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.
  • Web page addresses and email addresses turn into links automatically.
CAPTCHA
This question is for testing whether or not you are a human visitor and to prevent automated spam submissions.
Back to top