Argentina
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Overview

The COVID-19 pandemic exacerbated the country’s ongoing economic crisis. Measures to curb the spread of the virus saw an increase in gender-based violence. Indigenous Peoples were disproportionately impacted by the pandemic. Enforced disappearances and excessive use of force by the police were reported. Abortion was decriminalized and legalized within the first 14 weeks of pregnancy.

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Death penalty status

Abolitionist for all crimes

Does not use the death penalty

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