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Last Friday, hundreds of thousands of people flooded the streets and plazas of Argentina to commemorate International Women’s Day, referred to colloquially as #8M. In Buenos Aires alone, it was estimated that more than 100,000 activists marched from …

Today at the International Women’s Day march, you just might see a few soccer jerseys among the sea of pañuelos verdes. Every year on March 8th women’s organizations across Argentina (and beyond) organize to protest the systemic discrimination of …

As International Women’s Day nears, once again the fight for women’s rights and gender equality moves to the forefront. Gone are the days where rose-colored platitudes and advertisements for discount washing machines fill the air; the conversation has shifted back …

It was this time last year that Tati and Gaby, two young women working in the Buenos Aires advertising industry, came across a shocking discovery: the word sororidad did not appear in the Real Academia Española. They had been …

Oh, the times, they are a-changin’… but Argentine feminism doesn’t quite know what to do. The local pop culture that gave us certified dirty old man Cacho Castaña, highly-publicized drama between famosas, and gender violence victim-blaming arguments finally seems to

President Mauricio Macri addressed a crowd at the Centro Metropolitano de Diseño today and commemorated International Women’s Day. In his speech, he made some big promises to women, including equal pay for equal work.

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For this year’s International Women’s Day on March 8 (or #8M), the UN High Commissioner on Refugees (UNHCR) will hold its first Festival for Refugee Women at the Ciudad Cultural Konex. Entrance is free, and festivities will begin at 6 …