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Stories about Argentina

The untold plight of imprisoned women in Africa, the Americas, and Asia under the pandemic

"Not only are women at risk of contracting COVID-19, they are also exposed to an increased threat of sexual violence during the pandemic."

Social media in Latin America: Caught between a rock and a hard place

As researchers, it is very difficult to know how, or even if, high profile global announcements are actually impacting users in Latin America.

‘Invisible hands': How millions of domestic workers fare under COVID-19

"We are the invisible hands. Our work is not valued. We don’t exist for the families we serve nor do we exist for the state."

From Brazil to Kosovo to the Philippines, confined citizens protest from their windows

People all over the world have been banging pots and pans to attract the attention of politicians and decision-makers in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Ghost cities in a COVID-19 world

Videos of empty cities from around the world curated by Global Voices' contributors.

Quarantined Argentine women protest spike in femicides from their windows

Helpline calls have increased by 60 percent since mandatory quarantine began on March 20.

#NiñasNoMadres: Argentines protest against the forced pregnancy of young girls

The story of Lucía, an 11-year-old girl forced to carry a pregnancy to term after being raped, became a symbol in the struggle for the right to safe abortion.

In Argentina, women resumed the fight for #LegalAbortion2020

In 2020, Argentine feminists rekindle the fight for legal abortion with renewed strength and hope.

Argentine NGO documenting human rights violations nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

"Every recovered bone and identified remain is a triumph of truth and justice that is essential to nourish the memories people carry with them throughout the rest of their lives."

The feminist translators and interpreters revolutionizing the profession in Argentina

"Feminism is always growing and diversifying, and feminists must come together and create areas of common interest and practice unique forms of activism that move away from hegemonic feminism"

Smoke from Australia's fires reached South America

The smoke of Australia's megafires traveled 12,000 kilometers across the Pacific Ocean.

Argentina resumes the fight for legal abortion with new draft bill

In 2018, Argentina's Senate rejected a bill that would legalize abortion in the South American country. Will it be different this time?

This ‘cholita’ drag challenges gender and folklore stereotypes from the Argentine periphery

"It is not the same to be a white gay [man] from the city than a brown gay [man], with body that is not normative, with an indigenous face..."

This Argentinian project documents street art from all over Latin America

Born during the 1998-2002 Argentinian economic depression, Arte Callejero began paying attention to visual, artistic responses to the crisis.

Argentina's Grandmothers of Plaza de Mayo find 129th child who went missing during 1970s dictatorship

The newfound daughter had been in touch with the Abuelas since 2013, but only agreed to take a DNA test in 2019. She is yet to meet her biological father and...

The case for the mate emoji and why it's important for South America

This South American drink beloved by millions is very close to making its way into the emoji lexicon.

‘The Little Prince’ now speaks Tsotsil

"Ch’in Ajvali" was released in November 2018 by the independent Argentinian publisher Los Injunables, which published an Aymara translation of the same book in 2016.

The abortion legalization movement in Argentina gets a boost of global solidarity

Support for the movement has expanded on social media to include similar struggles in other counties.

Argentina counts down the hours to the vote on legalizing abortion

"If the law is not approved, those responsable for that torture and the eventual deaths will be the deputies who voted against it..."

Boycott against Argentinian musician in France sparks debate on cultural appropriation

The cancellation of Argentinian reggaeton singer Romina Bernardo by Black French activists open the door to discussions about appropriation that had so far had little space online.

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