Abortion Law in Argentina

Information on abortion laws in Argentina. Also information on family planning associations and sexual health...

Argentina has very restrictive abortion laws and termination of pregnancy is generally only permitted for one of the following reasons:

  • To save the life of the mother or protect her physical health
  • If the pregnancy is the result of rape or incest

An abortion hotline is available for women in the event of an unwanted pregnancy.

  • Tel: (011) 156 664 7070

Information about sexual health can be obtained from the Argentine Family Protection Association (Asociación Argentina de Protección Familiar).

  • Sexual Health Helpline
    Tel: 0800-222-3444 (toll-free)