Abortion Rights in Latin America: An Unsettled Battle

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Nora Löhr • 21 July 2021
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Despite feminist movements’ many steps forward in Latin America, abortion rights remain an issue where political clashes continue. While other equal rights advances have been attained without any subsequent “rolling back,” abortion rights have exhibited a pendular back-and-forth dynamic in many countries of the region. They often become a high-profile public issue in polarised political contexts. This also affects the work of NGOs and development agencies.

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