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Opinion: Argentina’s women will fight on
Argentina’s failure to pass a law legalizing abortion is an historic missed opportunity. Nevertheless, the country has grown through engaging in this debate on women’s rights, says DW’s Veronica Marchiaro.
Date13.08.2018 | 10:06
Tagsabortion, Amnesty International, Argentina, Catholic church, Ireland, Kirchner, Mauricio Macri, Pope Francis, Veronica Marciaro, women's rights
Abortion in Argentina – A taboo under the lens
Abortion is prohibited in Argentina. In 2012, abortion was made legal only in the case of rape or threat to the woman’s life. Even so, around half a million women undergo the procedure every year. Three photographers are portraying these women in a project designed to spark debate in the country.
Date13.08.2018 | 10:05
Tagsabortion, Argentina, catholic, Catholic church, Guadalupe Gomez Verdi, Kirchner, Lea Meurice, Lisa Franz, taboo, women's rights
A triumph for women and for Ireland
Ireland has voted overwhelmingly in favor of abolishing the total abortion ban in its constitution. The result is a triumph for women in Ireland and a victory against populism, says Barbara Wesel.
Date27.05.2018 | 8:25
Tagsabortion, abortion ban, Catholic church, child abuse, England, Europe, Ireland, Savita Halappanavar, USA, women's rights
California’s ‘weed nuns’ on a mission to heal with cannabis
The “Sisters of the Valley,” California’s self-ordained “weed nuns,” are on a mission to heal and empower women with their cannabis products.
Date10.07.2017 | 12:05
TagsCanada, Catholic church, Donald Trump, health, marijuana, Nadine Berghausen, nuns, women's rights