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Romina Navarro

(she/her)
Journalist EN>ES Translator and Copy-Editor
FUNDACIÓN LITTERAE, Buenos Aires
IES LENGUAS VIVAS JUAN RAMÓN FERNÁNDEZ, Buenos Aires
UNIVERSIDAD DEL ZULIA, Venezuela
Translating 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

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?

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..."

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...

Luis Carlos and Global Voices, 12 years and counting

"Luis Carlos represents certain characteristics and qualities: strength, resilience in the face of obstacles, solidarity and commitment to human rights and a rather brilliant and idiosyncratic sense of humour."

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..."

Argentinians are mocking the president's penny-pinching advice for citizens with higher utility bills

"If you don't have gas or electricity, I can teach you how to make a fire. You just take a stick and rub your hands together," one meme sarcastically says.

As Women March in Argentina, the Country Debates Legalizing Abortion

"The debate isn't abortion versus no abortion; it's legal abortion versus underground abortion. Everything else is a matter of personal opinions and decisions, all respectable, none disputable."

What Do Argentinians Give Up in Exchange for “Free” WiFi in Buenos Aires?

"The average Argentinian it doesn't [care], as long as they are given free wifi they will accept anything, 'in the end they have nothing to hide.'"

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