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The government made two massive announcements yesterday evening, and although the topics have little to do with each other at first sight, it’s hard to think that the timing was a coincidence.

-On the one hand, Economy Minister Martín Guzmán …

President Alberto Fernández is putting the finishing touches on a bill to legalize abortion in Argentina, as he announced at his state-of-the union address. The country’s Congress is set to debate the initiative again this year, as it did …

Earlier this week, UBA’s School of Social Sciences (Facultad de Ciencias Sociales) announced that the Board of Directors of the Faculty signed a resolution on July 2nd, recognizing gender inclusive language. Now, the University of Buenos Aires will …

Goodbye blowdryers, flatirons, damaging chemical relaxers, expensive Brazilian blowouts and Keratin treatments. Counteracting the rhetoric of pelo lacio, the massive internet community that is Rulos Arg promotes curly hair acceptance in Argentina – and beyond.

Started in 2017, Rulos Arg …

Last week, something changed at the start of the 2019 Women’s World Cup. The Argentine women’s national team tied with Japan, the reigning sub-champion of the tournament. The team followed up this result with a very respectable 1-0 loss

June 3rd, 2015. That was the date in which Ni Una Menos was officially born in the form of massive protests and marches all over Argentina against the constant wave of femicides and gender violence in the country. Four years …

Today marked the long-awaited inauguration of three new Subte stations in the city of Buenos Aires, extending the E line from Bolívar, close to Plaza de Mayo, all the way to Retiro. All in all, the new stations will add …

Welcome back after the time warp that was this week. It seems like we’ve spent several months (and seasons) hard at work since donning shorts to that Sunday asado over the long weekend, doesn’t it? The temperatures are cooling down

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 …