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In the province of Buenos Aries, 24 percent of girls and women report having unprotected sex because their partner does not want to use contraception. According to a survey of 2,766 young people, women are more than three times as …

While the Senate works out the kinks in the abortion bill, authorities on sexual and reproductive health continue to push for policy changes around the world. Sixteen researchers from the Guttmacher-Lancet Institute (including two representatives from the World Health …

Yesterday Horacio Rodríguez Larreto, Mayor of the City of Buenos Aires, announced an increase in paid paternity leave. Fathers working in the public sector will now be granted 15 days of leave, with the option to take another 30 …

Yesterday the “Ley Brisa” was passed, which ensures that the minor children of femicide (or of the murder of one of the parents at the hands of the other) will receive economic support from the government. The decision …

Following a judicial process that lasted just six months total, in the courts of Gualeguaychú, in the province of Entre Rios, 19-year old Nahir Galarza was sentenced to life imprisonment for the murder of boyfriend, 20-year old Fernando Pastorizzo.

In a move many deem long-overdue, on Monday, June 18th, the World Health Organization announced that it would officially no longer classify transgender people as mentally ill.  

The change, made public in the United Nations health agency’s 11th International Classification

No doubt, we are living through a moment of pivotal change in gender relations, both in Argentina and across the world, as part of a reaction against the institutionalized heteronormative definitions of what it means to be a woman or …

Choosing a new book can be an intensely stressful experience. Anyone who has ever stepped in to a bookstore has instantly understood the Frank Zappa maxim “so many books, too little time,” as sometimes the sheer quantity of published work …

With notably cooler temperatures on the horizon, it looks like we’ve finally said goodbye to the heat. And as the year kicks off, cultural centers and venues continue to deliver, inaugurating brand new series of concerts, readings, and films. With …

Marching in defense of abortion rights, labor equality between men and women, sexual freedoms, and against harassment and gender violence, hundreds of thousands of women rallied outside Congress yesterday to cap off a day of action marking International Women’s Day …