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Entries with Keyword panuelazo

As we wake up to the news that the bill to decriminalize and legalize abortion in Argentina has been defeated in Senate by 38 votes to 31 and the pro-choice movement wipes the green face-paint from tear-stained cheeks, it’s easy …

Whatever your position on the abortion debate, the power of the pañuelo verde – the green handkerchief which has become emblematic of the campaign for the decriminalization and legalization of abortion – cannot be denied. The pañuelo’s symbolic strength such …

More than 1,000 activists gathered yesterday in front of Congress, donning green bandanas (or pañuelos), a symbol of the feminist movement in Argentina. The protesters were there to advocate for free, legal, and safe abortions, which they consider to …