Illegal Abortion in Argentina: Understanding the Underlying Factors – Abstract

Argentina is one of the seventy-five countries in the world that prohibit abortion in most cases, and Latin America contains one-fourth of all countries with such restrictions. Even though there are strong social movements calling for the legalization of abortion in Argentina, such as the Campaña Nacional Por el Derecho al Aborto Legal, Seguro y […]

Argentine and U.S. interviews – interesting discussions with student political leaders

Besides surveys, the other primary component of my Monroe project is interviews with students who lead or have led (if the new leaders have not yet assumed their responsibilities) student political groups. I conducted in-person interviews at the National University of La Plata during June and have been conducting interviews at William & Mary (mostly […]

(still re-capping) Research in Argentina cont. – surveys and challenges

The main difficulty I had with the Argentine side of my research was with the surveys. The university I was involved with in Argentina was the National University of La Plata (UNLP is the acronym in Spanish), which is one of the most respected universities in Argentina and serves 90,000+ students in 17 different Faculties […]