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So, I went shopping for pants last weekend, or rather I tried to go shopping for pants last weekend. I walked into one of the fancy shops at the Distrito Arcos (because I don’t play when it comes to pants), …

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 …

For the first time in Buenos Aires, feminist art activists Guerrilla Girls have taken the stage with a powerful exhibition covering the topics of gender, human rights, and discrimination, as well as a series of debates and performances by external …

Latin America has some of the most restrictive abortion laws in the world. Abortion is illegal under any circumstance in six countries: the Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Haiti, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Suriname. In the majority of Latin America, getting an …

With the return of the cold after a few balmy days, and grey, stormy skies above, it’s never been more appealing to stay home and hunker down to catch up on your favorite Netflix series. Staying home, however, would really …

Following the watershed inuagural NiUnaMenos demonstration in Argentina in 2015, the women’s movement in the country and across the world has gained momentum while the femicide crisis and deep structural inequalities continue. Ahead of the Global Women’s Strike on Thursday,

There’s a petition going around on change.org to name the new Santa Fé station on the H line after Argentine LGBT activist Carlos Jáuregui. The initiative, that was initially put forward by representative Maximiliano Ferraro, was given the thumbs

Among the many signs visible during last Friday’s demonstration Ni una menos, perhaps the most powerful are those showing real women in the act of political resistance. In the past year, 227 women have been lost as a result …

On March 24, Argentina’s Día de la Memoria, the motorized whirr of vehicles along the avenida 9 de Julio gave way to a more potent sound: drums, chants, shouts and bells. Stretching from Plaza Congreso to Plaza de Mayo, …

It was only a matter of time until the Argentine clothing brand COOK (formerly John L. Cook) fell foul in the internet war-machine. Frankly, it’s been a long time coming.

Since 1975, the company has used the good ol’ Confederate …