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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...
Americas Sexual Rights

Argentina: Legal abortion is closer than ever

In March 2020, Argentina’s President Alberto Fernandez publicly committed to present a bill to Congress to legalise abortion before the year’s end. On 17 November 2020, he fulfilled this commitment by tabling a bill for the legalisation of abortion before the Argentinian Congress. The bill is now...
Americas COVID-19

Argentina: Disappeared during COVID-19 quarantine

22-year old Facundo Astudillo Castro went missing on 30 April 2020. Police arrested him in Mayor Buratovich town in the Province of Buenos Aires for violating the COVID-19 quarantine imposed by the State at the national level. Contradicting police accounts and other testimonies lead to a...