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Entries with Keyword gender violence

Ángel Pedro “Baby” Etchecopar, the longtime host on Radio 10, is a polarizing figure in Argentina.

He is infamous for the aggressive (oftentimes racist and sexist) opinions he expresses on his show. In September 2018, he was accused of breaking

On January 13th, the day of his 62nd birthday, former Vice-President and two-time Governor of the Buenos Aires Province, Daniel Scioli, presented a book called “The Other Way” (El otro camino).

At the event, which took place in …

On Thursday, the United Nations’ Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (CEPAL) released a report revealing that over 2,795 women over the age of 15 were killed in 2017 because of their gender in Latin America and the

In the face of rising femicides in Argentina, one particular group of women have stepped up to take matters of safety into their own hands. A couple weeks ago, feminist organization in Mendoza, La Colectiva, launched a neighborhood watch-style

Around the world people are speaking with increasing frequency of cultures of gender violence that have been systematized within countries, manifesting in subtle scaffoldings that underpin almost every facet of society. This is evident in Argentina, where it is estimated

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 …

In 2016, Lincolnshire County Council introduced the ‘Ask For Angela’ Campaign, in which women and men out in pubs, clubs, and bars were told that they could ‘Ask For Angela’ at the bar if they were feeling unsafe to receive …

The Minister for Health, Social Development and Sports of the province of Mendoza, Rubén Giacchi, resigned from office amid news that his partner has filed a complaint against him for gender violence. Governor Alfredo Cornejo announced that Gianni Venier, …

Hopes of 2017 being a better year in terms of gender violence disappeared when a 20-year-old woman from Quilmes ended up in the intensive care unit in Hospital Alemán, after her boyfriend doused her in alcohol and set her on …

If you’ve been following the fight against gender violence in Argentina, you may remember how in 2012, the national government created the Single Registry of Cases of Violence Against Women (RUCVM). The registry, which was instituted as a consequence of …