Tens of Thousands in Latin America March for Safe Abortions

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Tens of thousands celebrate a recent judicial victory in Mexico and push for further changes, reported Common Dreams. Tens of thousands of abortion rights protesters marched in Latin American cities to

“[N]ow we have another even more important fight—decriminalizing abortion in the minds of the people,” said Fernanda Castro of the Mexican feminist organization Grupo de Información en Reproducción Elegida (GIRE) to the Associated Press .

 The tone was not celebratory everywhere, though, noted the AP. In Argentina, the service said, feminists fear the potential election of right-wing candidate Javier Milei as president.

The Latin American abortion rights movement, which involves groups in several countries coordinating together for greater legal access to safe abortions, is known as the “green wave.” The AP noted that Brazil may be next in line to decriminalize abortions, with a few exceptions.

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