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Romina Navarro

(she/her)
Journalist | EN>ES Translator | International Copy-Editor ES
UNIVERSIDAD DEL ZULIA, Venezuela
INSTITUTO DE LENGUAS VIVAS JUAN RAMÓN FERNÁNDEZ, Buenos Aires
FUNDACIÓN LITTERAE, Buenos Aires
Translating, editing and writing for Global Voices has given me the best opportunity to do what I enjoy most while contributing to a good cause and being part of a wonderful, diverse community of journalists, linguists and activists from all over the world.

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Latest posts by Romina Navarro

Artist collective rekindles Argentine folklore from a queer perspective

The first subversive "chamamé" is a collaborative work between Argentina, Russia and Canada from the multicultural art collective Bagner, seeking to revive Argentine and Latin American folklore from a non-binary...

The year of the ‘orange handkerchief’ for State-Church separation in Argentina

With the slogan "Church and State: Different Matters," this campaign fights for the establishment of a secular Argentine State that does not allocate public funds for the Catholic Church.

#YoTeCreoVZLA: The movement that breaks the long silence on sexual abuse in Venezuela

A new wave of accusations has given rise to Venezuela's #MeToo movement.

What International Women's Day looked like around the world in 2021

"Although COVID-19 dampened participation in many countries, women still raised their voices on the streets on different continents, especially as the pandemic has worsened inequalities faced by women."

10 women football stars whose talent and activism are changing the game

Women footballers rise above the challenges of discrimination, sexual harassment, and unequal pay.

Inside Argentina’s ‘green tide’ of feminist activism for the right to legal abortion

It's impossible to explain with words what it was like to live with the anxiety of waiting ... the fear that the bill could be rejected.

2020: The year of feminist struggles and political resistance in Latin America

The year 2020 was marked by the role of feminist and social movements in helping bring about immense political changes in Latin America and the Caribbean despite the COVID-19 pandemic.

Argentina closes 2020 with historic Senate vote legalizing abortion

"I’ve woken up to see Argentina more free and feminist. No one will ever be forced to give birth again. Argentina is safer for all women."

Spain’s official linguistic institution steps back from gender-neutral pronoun

"The RAE is a bit like the Pope: we don't care what they say, but that they say it is half the battle."

Devastating fires rage in Argentina as economic interests become key suspect

"The country burns because of agribusiness and real estate speculation. Where there was fire, today there are soybeans and machines ready for construction."

Artists from around the world bid farewell to the creator of Mafalda

Iconic comic strip character Mafalda became "a universal symbol of rebellion and faith in a better world."

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."

Are Romance languages becoming more gender neutral?

Each language is morphing in its own way -- and not everyone is happy about it.

‘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."

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"

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?

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