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Entries with Keyword gender equality

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 …

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 …

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 …

A comprehensive report about gender inequality in the City of Buenos Aires confirmed what we already know: it still very much exists. Published on November 5 by the City government’s statistics agency, it indicates that in 2017, women earned on

The history of gender politics in Argentina is a tale of ongoing tensions. Even as the country begins to face up to the nefarious legacy of toxic masculinity and machismo culture, Argentina remains one of the countries with the highest …

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 …

Summer may be drawing to a close, but comedy season is in full swing at the Teatro Mandril. As the nights draw in, Thursday evenings are brightened up by a weekly ciclo of female comedians and humorists. With no …

The Buenos Aires Department for the Protection of Citizens’ Rights announced the creation of a new organization to fight gender-based violence, improve access to healthcare, and improve political representation. Officials described the Observatory for the Equality of Gender as a …