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Women (and men) across the country dressed in black yesterday and under the slogan Ni Una Menos, tens of thousands of women across Argentina marched to protest against the huge number of femicides that have occurred recently across the country.…

A National Action Plan for the Prevention, Assistance and Eradication of Violence against Women was presented yesterday by Fabiana Tuñez, president of the National Council of Women, in the Casa Rosada. In the audience were several family members of recent …

One month after its launch, the National Index of Gender-Based Violence has already had some 40,000 women answer the nearly 200-question survey. The index, released by the #NiUnaMenos (Not One Less) movement, aims to chard incidents of gendered violence throughout …

Yesterday, just four days after the anti-femicide #VivasNosQueremos (We Want Us Alive) march commemorating last year’s #NiUnaMenos (Not One Less) 300,000-strong rally, Buenos Aires City legislator Graciela Ocaña proposed an initiative that would purportedly take further action to ensure the …

Today’s anti-femicide #VivasNosQueremos (We Want Us Alive) rally is scheduled to begin at 5 PM before the Congreso building in the City of Buenos Aires. (If you’re reading this from another city in Argentina, find out where sister marches are …

A year from the historic #NiUnaMenos (Not One Less) march that assembled some 300,000 protestors in the City of Buenos Aires to demand government action against a dire femicide rate, this Friday June 3rd will see a second march — …

The first official report on gender-based violence in the province of Buenos Aires, published today by the provincial Supreme Court, revealed that 31 percent of femicides — the killing of women —  happened to women between 20 and 30 years …

#NiUnaMenos (Not One Less), the movement dedicated to fighting gender inequality and especially violence against women, has launched a new campaign called #VolvemosAGritar (Let’s Shout Again) ahead of its second annual march that will take place across Argentina on June …

Gender-based violence is unfortunately such a present component of many parts of Argentine society that headlines pointing to its existence are hardly surprising. However, news of femicides, or the deliberate murder of women, reached a tipping point this year and …