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PECHENY, Mario  and  PETRACCI, Mónica. Derechos humanos y sexualidad en la Argentina. Horiz. antropol. [online]. 2006, vol.12, n.26, pp.43-69. ISSN 0104-7183.

This paper presents an overview of the situation concerning the rights related to sexuality in contemporary Argentina. Based specially on the positive legislation, it is primarily presented a synthesis of the legal and political system. Next, the paper summarizes the process of inclusion of the sexual rights, mainly since 1983, when democracy has been recovered. The following issues are addressed: civil equality and conjugality; sexual orientation and gender identity; reproduction; abortion; gender a sexual violence; HIV/Aids; and exploitation and sexual work. The paper ends with a consideration about the still remaining doubts.

Keywords : Argentina; gender; reproductive rights; sexual rights.

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