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Argentina to Again Consider Decriminalizing Abortion

Region: Argentina

Topics: HealthHuman RightsReproductive Rights

Women who seek clandestine abortions in Argentina face medical risks and disapproval. But abortion rights advocates see changes in public opinion, and predict a bill to decriminalize abortions in the first 14 weeks of gestation will be passed in 2017.

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Budget Cuts Undermine Argentina’s Unfulfilled Guarantee of Sex Education

Region: Argentina

Topics: EducationHealthReproductive Rights

Eleven years ago, the Argentine government passed a law guaranteeing the right of all students in public and private schools to receive comprehensive sex education. But as budget cuts threaten the national sex education program, upholding that guarantee has fallen to independent organizations and volunteers.

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Seeking Respect for the Natural Timing of Labor, More Argentine Women Choose Home Childbirth

Region: Argentina

Topics: Reproductive Rights

Some Argentine women are choosing to give birth at home to avoid invasive medical practices, such as cesarean sections and episiotomies, that are frequently performed at hospitals.

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