FEMINIST VICTORY: #Argentina became the first major country in Latin America to legalize abortion when the Senate approval a bill to legalize the procedure through the 14th week of pregnancy. #AbortoLegalYa
#Argentina’s Senate voted 38-29 to decriminalize abortion in the country, where feminist activists have worked for years to make safe and legal a procedure that claims too many lives when it is clandestine.
cnn.com/2020/12/30/ame… #AbortoLegalYa
Abortion is currently only permitted when a pregnancy results from rape or endangers the life or health of the woman or pregnant person.Otherwise, it is illegal & punishable by up to 15yrs in jail. Across LAmerica, only Cuba, Uruguay & parts of Mexico allow for elective abortions A woman wearing a green mask is crying as she stands in the
The campaign to decriminalize abortion in #Argentina is part of a pro-abortion “green wave” sweeping through Latin America, symbolized by the green handkerchief that has become the campaign’s recognizable flag across the entire region. 📷 REUTERS/Agustin Marcarian #AbortoLegalYa Protestors wearing green t-shirts and Masha, raising their f
“For us, women, men, and trans people, there has already been a collective triumph: we have brought our bodies,our abortions & our desires out of hiding & we will not go back” #NiUnaMenos feminist collective in 2018 after last bid to decriminalize abortion versobooks.com/blogs/3966-the…
"If the law is not passed, we will not leave the streets, and they will not be able to leave the Congress building, because in the street Legal Abortion is already the law. We will not let ourselves be burned because this time the fire is ours" #NiUnaMenos 
I am being told that the aerial video of the massive crowd in #Argentina is from 2018, when the bill to decriminalize abortion was narrowly defeated. #AbortoLegal2020 #AbortoLegalYa
I am reading this about feminist mobilization and the role of the feminist strike #AbortoLegal2020 #AbortoLegalYa Book cover: Feminist International: How to change everything

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