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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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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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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…
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UN Committee ends report on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in Argentina

The United Nations Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights concluded on September 28 the fourth report of Argentina on the implementation of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights. After an interactive…
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Acclamation in the Public Defender's Office continues: new Provisional Director

The last week of September, the Bicameral Commission for the Promotion and Monitoring of Audiovisual Communication, presided over by Senator Eduardo Costa (UCR), unexpectedly decided on the provisional appointment of a new Public Defender: Eduardo…
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Repeated figurine: Complaint against Baby Etchecopar for media violence

The sexist and discriminatory comments of Baby Etchecopar said in its radio program "The Angel of the Midday" on Radio 10, generated a great repudiation of social movements and women, from which several complaints were filed, including a criminal…