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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 …

Oh, the times, they are a-changin’… but Argentine feminism doesn’t quite know what to do. The local pop culture that gave us certified dirty old man Cacho Castaña, highly-publicized drama between famosas, and gender violence victim-blaming arguments finally seems to

On the subte D line toward Catedral, the train cars were packed with women.

They donned green pro-abortion pañuelos and glittery purple and green face paint, making evident where they were headed. The vast majority of passengers were female, …

In the context of International Women’s day, President Mauricio Macri announced yesterday that the Cambiemos coalition would send to Congress a bill aimed at achieving gender parity in the workplace. Hours later, it was effectively introduced to the Lower House, …

Ah, chilly March mornings, giving us a taste of the autumn season that’s to come. Pretty soon we’ll all be able to get to work without looking like we’ve run an Olympic race. Won’t that be a relief?

With International …

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 …

President Mauricio Macri addressed a crowd at the Centro Metropolitano de Diseño today and commemorated International Women’s Day. In his speech, he made some big promises to women, including equal pay for equal work.

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For this year’s International Women’s Day on March 8 (or #8M), the UN High Commissioner on Refugees (UNHCR) will hold its first Festival for Refugee Women at the Ciudad Cultural Konex. Entrance is free, and festivities will begin at 6 …

We all know that March 8th is an important date to protest, march and show solidarity against the many inequalities women face worldwide, as well as a day to think about how eventual gender equality may come about.

Nowadays, many …