Argentina on the verge of a landmark vote to legalise abortion | The World

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Argentina is on the brink of making history as the first major Latin American country to legalise abortion. The Senate will debate the bill that was approved by the lower house earlier this month. If passed, it would mark the culmination of a decades-long struggle by women’s rights activists, in a country that retains strong ties to the Roman Catholic Church. The World’s Manny Tsigas talks to Amnesty International’s Mariela Belski.

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    Argentina, officially the Argentine Republic, is a country located mostly in the southern half of South America. Sharing the bulk of the Southern Cone with Chile to the west, the country is also bordered by Bolivia and Paraguay to the north, Brazil to the northeast, Uruguay and the South Atlantic Ocean to the east, and the Drake Passage to the south.

    With a mainland area of 2,780,400 km2 (1,073,500 sq mi), Argentina is the eighth-largest country in the world, the fourth largest in the Americas, the second largest in South America after Brazil, and the largest Spanish-speaking nation by area.

    Argentina claims sovereignty over part of Antarctica, the Falkland Islands, and South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands.

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