AQ Top 5 Champions of Gender Equality: Mabel Bianco

By Katie Hopkins

The Argentine doctor on the front lines of women’s health.

This article is adapted from AQ’s special report on closing the gender gap | Leer en español | Click here to see the rest of our Top 5   When a bill to legalize abortion was rejected by Argentina’s Senate in 2018, the margin was just four votes Though disappointing for reproductive rights activists, the historic vote reflected decades of education and advocacy, much of it led by Dr Mabel Bianco and the Foundation for Studies and Research on Women (FEIM), which she founded in 1989 “All my life, I have been working to change the law on abortion,” Bianco, 79, told AQ...

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