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Criticism based on the note "Mothers girls with capital letters"

The editorial "Girls mothers with capital letters" of the newspaper La Nación begins extrapolating the struggle of the "green scarves" (in reference to the Campaign for the legalization of abortion) with the example of girls who decided to…
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The Morning Show again incurred media violence

The Ombudsman's Office responded to the complaint we made against "El Show de la Mañana", broadcast on Channel 12, for content that spectacularized a situation of clear violence towards a 12-year-old girl. “Below, we offer a google translate…
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Entre Ríos and the right to abortion

In the last weeks, a case of non-punishable abortion in the city of Concordia was reported to a girl victim of rape. Health professionals from the hospital where the practice was performed made the case public, violating the professional secrecy…
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Córdoba has a non-punishable abortion

After a judicial process of more than 6 years, the Superior Court of Justice of Cordoba rejected the action of amparo filed by the Portal de Belén association that objected the guide that regulates non-punishable abortions, confirming its…
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We present a report on the human rights situation in Argentina before the IACHR

On October 30, the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) published a communiqué inviting civil society organizations and other interested social actors of the Organization of American States (OAS) to send information on the situation.…
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We present an annual report to INAM and we express concern about its inactivity

The civil society organizations representing the Argentine provinces in the Ad Honorem Advisory Council of INAM on November 10 presented the situation reports. We also regret the inactivity of the Council during the year and the little interaction…
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Business activity and women's rights in the United Nations agenda

We participated in the call of the Working Group on the Gender Perspective in the United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, in order to comment from our experience on the relationship between business activities and women's…
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The SCJ rejected the plans of the "Portal de Belén" in the cause of non-punishable abortion

On November 9, the Superior Court of Justice (SCJ) resolved the definitive integration of the court that will decide on the "Portal de Belén" case, in which the constitutionality of the "Procedural Guide for the care of patients who request…
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The right to life according to the UN Human Rights Committee

The Human Rights Committee approved on October 30 its General Comment No. 36 on Article 6 of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights that establishes the right to life. “Below, we offer a google translate version of the original…
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Considerations on the crime of abortion and injuries to the unborn person in the preliminary draft reform of the Penal Code

Following the preliminary draft of Penal Code 2018, a group of professionals and civil society organizations sent a letter to Minister Germán Garavano requesting that he suspend articles 95 and 96 of the preliminary draft because they are regressive…