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Entries with Keyword human rights

In contrast to the triumphant blend of hedonism and political activism flooding social and new media outlets as the Northern Hemisphere celebrates pride, a more somber public plea for visibility is set to take place in Buenos Aires – the …

One out of three children in the Greater Buenos Aires has no access or limited access to clean, drinkable water, according to a study by the Catholic University of Argentina (UCA).

UCA’s Gage of Social Responsibility Towards Children measures, among …

A year from the historic #NiUnaMenos (Not One Less) march that assembled some 300,000 protestors in the City of Buenos Aires to demand government action against a dire femicide rate, this Friday June 3rd will see a second march — …

Argentina may be a country of immigrants, but it treats its own as strangers. The country has a population of nearly 44 million, an estimated 2.4 per cent of which self-identify as indigenous (of this, half are children). There are

Hundreds of residents from the villas, the non government sanctioned settlements scattered throughout Argentina, rallied in front of AySA’s central office Wednesday afternoon – arriving amid a green cloud floating from smoke sticks tossed in the air – demanding improved …

In the light of the International Book Fair which is still going on at La Rural (Sarmiento 2704), on Thursday 5th May at 8.30PM a talk exploring sexual diversity, art and memory, social violence, immigration, cultural pluralism and living among …

Women’s rights groups today gathered before the Tucumán Province government building in the City of Buenos Aires to protest the fact that a young woman was sentenced to eight years in prison for having had a spontaneous abortion — or …

As we all know, there’s a GIF for literally anything and everything. And the Public Prosecution Ministry has made one so you know your rights if you’re stopped by the po-po in the street. It’s extremely important, not least because …

The National System of Statistics on Penalty Enforcement (SNEEP) has released its latest figures on the state of prisons in Argentina and it paints a grim picture of overcrowding, violence and general lack of resources.

According to the study, since …

Milagro Sala’s arrestamnistia in the province of Jujuy puts again on the public agenda the issue of the need to understand and think of responses to social protests. The case is quite interesting. Milagro Sala is a social leader and …