Abortion law in Ecuador is voted on in eight days | News

Rate this post

After more than 40 interventions, the National Assembly of Ecuador concluded this Thursday its second debate on the draft Organic Law that Guarantees the Voluntary Interruption of Pregnancy for Girls, Adolescents and Women in the event of Rape, with which everything was prepared for its eventual vote. within eight days.


Ecuadorian Parliament holds second debate on abortion

According to local media, more than 40 interventions were carried out that showed wide differences with respect to the subject.

According to article 61 of the Organic Law of the Legislative Function, the final vote was postponed for eight days in order to include the conclusions addressed in the final text.

In the opinion of the deputy Johanna Moreira, who supported the majority report of the Justice and Structure of the State Commission, the defense of the rights of girls, adolescents and women victims of rape was placed at the forefront of the debate, who were historically they have been placed in situations of criminalization and forced motherhood.

In this sense, he declared that: "We have formulated a project with technical and scientific criteria and arguments, in order to deliver an effective tool to society."

In the debate, arguments were also issued focused on changing article 45 of the Ecuadorian Constitution, which bases the right to life from the very conception.

One sector considered that girls, adolescents and women victims of rape should have guaranteed access to abortion without being subjected to re-victimization.

It is expected that within the aforementioned period the citizens will be able to know the verdict that the Parliament will assume. Experts and media outlets estimate that, judging by the dissimilar approaches made in the Legislative session, Ecuadorian society would move forward in order to approve the measure and establish a more effective defense of the rights of women and girls.

Author Profile

Nathan Rivera
Allow me to introduce myself. I am Nathan Rivera, a dedicated journalist who has had the privilege of writing for the online newspaper Today90. My journey in the world of journalism has been a testament to the power of dedication, integrity, and passion.

My story began with a relentless thirst for knowledge and an innate curiosity about the events shaping our world. I graduated with honors in Investigative Journalism from a renowned university, laying the foundation for what would become a fulfilling career in the field.

What sets me apart is my unwavering commitment to uncovering the truth. I refuse to settle for superficial answers or preconceived narratives. Instead, I constantly challenge the status quo, delving deep into complex issues to reveal the reality beneath the surface. My dedication to investigative journalism has uncovered numerous scandals and shed light on issues others might prefer to ignore.

I am also a staunch advocate for press freedom. I have tirelessly fought to protect the rights of journalists and have faced significant challenges in my quest to inform the public truthfully and without constraints. My courage in defending these principles serves as an example to all who believe in the power of journalism to change the world.

Throughout my career, I have been honored with numerous awards and recognitions for my outstanding work in journalism. My investigations have changed policies, exposed corruption, and given a voice to those who had none. My commitment to truth and justice makes me a beacon of hope in a world where misinformation often prevails.

At Today90, I continue to be a driving force behind journalistic excellence. My tireless dedication to fair and accurate reporting is an invaluable asset to the editorial team. My biography is a living testament to the importance of journalism in our society and a reminder that a dedicated journalist can make a difference in the world.