Female victims and children are brought to the country from across South America — Bolivia, Brazil, Paraguay and Peru — as well as from the Caribbean. Argentine women and children are also trafficked in their own country. All the victims run a serious risk of being sold into sexual slavery or into forced labor, such as in sweatshops or on farms. Women have a much higher chance of ending up in prostitution rings than men do. Argentina, a wealthy country in South America that is also a popular tourist spot globally, is not known as a symbol of outward depravity for women and girls. Women and girls who end up being trafficked in Argentina go to the country often lured on false pretenses for jobs.
Country case-study: sexual and reproductive rights in Argentina | Privacy International
What are the hurdles in accessing non-biased medical reproductive health information? What are the concerns regarding the use of technology by anti-reproductive rights organisations? What foreign organisations have a large anti-reproductive rights presence? Even though abortion is legal in certain cases in Argentina, different types of barriers restrict the access to legal abortions, contribute to insecure practices and impose a stigma on the women that need an abortion and on the health professionals that seek to guarantee the practice . These barriers interact and deepen even more the difficulties experienced in the access to legal abortion services . Since , article 86 of the Argentine Criminal Code establishes 3 exceptions to the criminalisation of abortion: 1 danger to life; 2 danger to health; 3 pregnancy resulting from sexual violence. However, there is a gap between the regulatory framework and the effective implementation of these rights.
G20 Girls, Argentina: Where sexy leads to sex, even for kids
Help us continue to fight human rights abuses. Please give now to support our work. Download the full report in English. When the Argentine Senate narrowly rejected a bill to decriminalize abortion in , the country missed a historic opportunity to advance sexual and reproductive rights. Rejection of the reform has left women, girls and pregnant people in Argentina, particularly those who are low income and live in rural areas, with limited access to abortion, seriously undermining their lives and health.
Buenos Aires — Argentina patriciosimonetto gmail. The goal of this article is to analyze the meanings and androcentric practices employed by generals and colonels in the Argentine army in their complaints about the abolition of regulated prostitution. To this end, they proposed installing brothels near barracks.