The media described what happened in Argentina as “historic”
Media from all over the world reflected on their covers the approval of the bill to legalize abortion in Argentina.
The news site in English of the US network CNN called the approval of the project “historic” and highlighted the “great victory for defenders of abortion rights in the country with a Catholic majority.”
“The legalization of abortion in Argentina opens a path in Latin America,” said the Spanish newspaper El País.
“In one of the most restrictive regions in terms of reproductive rights, those who decide to terminate their pregnancies can pay with jail or with their lives,” he added.
The website of the British chain BBC, meanwhile, reported that “Argentina legalizes abortion in a historic decision” and noted that the “highly Catholic” country will allow the termination of pregnancy until week 14.
El País de España: “The legalization of abortion in Argentina opens a path in Latin America””
“Argentina, historic decision: legalization of abortion. The Senate’s ‘yes’ after 12 hours of discussion,” reported the Italian newspaper Corriere della Sera in a chronicle in which he highlighted that it is one of the few South American countries where abortion is legal .
“Argentine Senate approves legalization of abortion, in historical change in the country”, headlined the Brazilian newspaper O Globo.
The newspaper added that to avoid the interruption of pregnancy for economic reasons, the senators also approved the “thousand-day insurance”, which strengthens care for pregnant women and care for children in the first years of life.
For its part, the Mexican newspaper El Universal, “highlighted the” historical “event with which Argentina is” joining Uruguay, Cuba and Guyana, the only countries in Latin America where abortion is legal. “
“Historic !: Argentina’s Senate approves the law that legalizes abortion,” headlined the Peruvian newspaper El Comercio”
The news, which shocked the entire region, is the third most read on the website of the Chilean newspaper El Mercurio, which reported on the approval of the abortion project with the votes in favor of 38 senators, 29 against and one abstention. .
“Historic !: Argentina’s Senate approves the law that legalizes abortion,” headlined the newspaper El Comercio, from Peru, a country with strong religious influence.
The newspaper also highlighted the presence of thousands of people on the outskirts of Congress awaiting the result.
El Tiempo, from Colombia, also echoed the news on its website by highlighting the legalization of “voluntary abortion up to week 14 of pregnancy.”