translated from Spanish: International media highlighted the average sanction of legal abortion

The main international media echoed the average sanction in the Chamber of Deputies of the project of voluntary termination of pregnancy. Among them are sites in the United States, Spain, England, France, Brazil, Mexico and Peru.The newspaper Le Mondé de Francia highlighted that the vote was «received with cries of joy on one side of the Congress Square» and that «under overwhelming heat, and despite the pandemic, thousands of Argentinians accompanied».

In the United States, The New York Times stated that «Alberto Fernandez made women’s rights gay and transgender a central policy of his government, including through recession and pandemic.»

The Country of Spain, for its part, explains that the average sanction obtained in Deputies «a difference wider than two years ago, when it was approved by 129 votes in favor and 125 against. The last hurdle, the Senate, is missing, which will have the final word.»

For his part, the British The Guardian emphasizes that if the law is finally passed, Argentina «will join Cuba and Uruguay as the only countries in Latin America where abortion is legal.»

From Peru, El Comercio emphasized: «Approval was received with a burst of joy by thousands of young people in green headscarf, emblem of the campaign for the legalization of abortion».

In Mexico, El Universal said: «Today is closer than ever to being a reality, although it needs to go through the Senate, which will debate and vote on a text that presents several key points.» 

In turn, O Globo in Brazil also shared the news under the headline: «In historical decision, the House gives the green light to the project of legalization of abortion in Argentina».

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