Argentina on the brink of passing historic abortion legislation

Feminists across Latin America have been celebrating for the last few days as Argentina’s lower house of parliament brought abortion rights one step closer to fruition in the country.

Polish High Court upholds abortion ban despite backlash

Last Thursday (22 October 2020), Poland’s High Court ruled that all abortions will remain illegal. This decision was made after a constitutional tribunal had reviewed the constitutionality of a controversial article from the 1993 ‘anti-abortion’ law which states that “difficult living conditions” is not an adequate condition for aborting a foetus.