Abortion in Argentina

In writing about the failed abortion bill in Argentina, the Editors (Aug 18, 2018, p 532)1 missed the opportunity to provide insight or viable solutions for Argentinian women in the wake of these events. Despite Argentina's 2010 reproductive health law that guarantees universal access to barrier, medical, and surgical contraception, women fail to receive these services. According to official figures from 2010,2 up to half a million abortions are induced each year. In 2016, abortion was recorded as the cause of about 18% of maternal deaths.
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