After Argentina, other Latin American and Caribbean countries should not be afraid to debate abortion legalisation

The Lancet Global Health Blog

On August 17, The Lancet Global Health’s blog published a piece written by Cefeidas Group’s political risk specialist, Madeleine Elder.

Elder commented on how Argentina’s abortion debate can set an example for the rest of Latin America to follow.

“Access to safe abortion services is largely restricted in Latin America and the Caribbean and estimated numbers of abortions have increased in recent years. Laws and regulations governing the procedure differ from country to country. The nature of social activism, and the connection of religion to politics and society also vary. Despite differences, advocates, policy makers, and lawmakers across the region should study the Macri administration’s response to local and international calls to action.”

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