abortion

July 8, 2020
Cora Fernández Anderson

The pandemic put anticipated legislative progress on Argentina’s abortion reform on hold, but activists are determined to keep up the momentum.

October 3, 2019
Cecilia Nowell

Oaxaca's monumental decision last week to decriminalize abortion is part of a larger "Green Tide" movement across Latin America. 

June 7, 2018
Cora Fernandez Anderson

Argentina’s Lower House will vote on a bill to legalize abortion on June 13 after a congressional debate opened in March for the first time in the country’s history. Why is it happening now, and why has it taken so long?

May 23, 2018
Claire Branigan

As Argentina debates a new law to legalize abortion, activists like Sandra Hoyos are rallying for a pro-choice future for the country.

January 9, 2018
Jennifer Zelmer

Abortion was recently partially decriminalized in Bolivia. What does this mean for maternal mortality and women’s health? 

September 19, 2017
Jadwiga E. Pieper Mooney

A new law legalizes abortion in limited cases – reversing a Pinochet-era ban on all abortions. But reproductive rights in Chile have a long way to go.

December 8, 2016
Samantha Pineda

El Salvador’s total ban on abortion has horrific consequences for tens of thousands of Salvadoran women. Feminist movements are demanding reforms, while conservatives promise harsher sentences. 

May 12, 2016
Marie Declercq

Dilma's impeachment is a threat not only to democracy, but to the rights of Brazilian women.

February 17, 2016
Hilary Goodfriend

An Interview with Salvadoran Reproductive Rights Activist Sara García

November 12, 2014
Jocelyn Viterna
Although a rallying cry for the global abortion rights movement, these 17 Salvadoran women did not purposefully end their own pregnancies. Instead, they suffered a combination of obstetrical complications and poverty.

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