8 February 2021
By GP Course Scholars
Abigail Miriam Fernandez, Avishka Ashok, Harini Madhusudan, and Sukanya Bali
Gender protests against the abortion laws in Honduras, Argentina, Poland and Thailand
"Honduras moves towards cementing a permanent ban on abortion laws"
Abigail Miriam Fernandez
The government’s measure, “shield against abortion” would make it virtually impossible to legalize abortion, deepening the already current harsh restrictions on reproductive rights.
“Argentina: The Historic Legalization of Abortion and the Challenges Ahead”
Argentina’s greatest challenge ahead will be dealing with people’s hostile perception on this issue and continuing the implementation of the law.
“Poland: protests after a near-total ban on abortions take effect”
The protests against the abortion law in Poland could potentially take shape into anti-government protests
“Thailand women protest against the new abortion law”
Thailand passes a new law that allows abortion in the first trimester, but women’s rights are still least heralded
Discussants: Dr Mallika Joseph & Ms Sourina Bej