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Abortion in Argentina: Years in the Making?

In 2015, a feminist movement emerged in Argentina under the mantle Ni Una Menos (“Not one [woman] less”) to protest gender-based violence and inequality. As the movement spread across the continent, it also grew within Argentina to represent a multi-generational, multi-sectoral feminist coalition with various policy goals, including the legalization of abortion.[1] Feminists achieved a victory in December of 2020 when the legislature voted to legalize access to abortion on demand, a notable advancement since the majority of Argentines were opposed to legal abortion just six years ago.[2] Was this policy change the result of Ni Una Menos?

Has Public Opinion Shifted on Abortion?

Opinion Roundup: Abortion Post-Webster
Public Perspective, November/December 1989. Politics trades heavily in perceptions.

Related Data

2013 PRRI Millennials, Religion and Abortion Survey

The Public Religion Research Institute “Millennials, Religion and Abortion Survey” asks Americans about various hot-button social issues, with a focus on abortion

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Prolife or Prochoice?

With respect to the abortion issue, would you consider yourself to be pro-choice or pro-life?