Argentina
Over 500,000 women, queers and gender dissidents participated in historic encounter

Women, queer people and gender dissidents from across the globe took part in the annual encounter to engage in workshops, discussions and mobilizations

34th Plurinational Encounter of Women, Lesbians, Transvestites, Transgender and Non-binary People 34th Plurinational Encounter of Women, Lesbians, Transvestites, Transgender and Non-binary People

The Encounter which began on October 12, brought together over 500,000 feminists, queer activists and gender dissidents.

34th Plurinational Encounter of Women, Queers and Gender Dissidents!

The communicators collective describes the importance of this Encounter in the current context of Latin America and the power of the feminist movement

Argentine feminist movements denounce four femicides in 48 hours

Movements have intensified demands for the implementation of the Law on Comprehensive Sexual Education (ESI), the approval of the Emergency Law on Gender based Violence, among others.

When the cries of the hungry are met with beatings and tear gas

Police violently repressed social movements mobilizing to demand that the government take measures to address the crisis of hunger and poverty in the country

Argentinians demand implementation of the Food Emergency Act

The economic crisis in Argentina has had dire effects on the population’s access to food, total food insecurity rose from 21.7% in 2017 to 29.3% in 2018

Argentina Trigger-happy protests Tens of thousands of Argentinians mobilize against the ‘trigger-happy’ police

Since 1983, more than 6,500 cases of murder at the hands of the state have been registered. The number of cases have increased during the current government’s rule.

Massive mobilization against the socio-economic crisis in Argentina

Protesters demand the extension of social emergency measures, increase of pension and retirement benefits, rise in the Supplementary Social Salary and the implementation of the Food Emergency Act.

argentina protest-food shortage Elderly man killed for stealing food in Argentina; neighbourhood demands justice

Rampant inflation and the lack of adequate government policies have made basic food products inaccessible for the majority of the Argentine population.

Argentinians take to the streets to demand measures to combat economic crisis

Social movements will hold a day-long national struggle to demand concrete measures for the public sectors on August 28.

Social movements in Argentina mobilize against Macri

The intensified struggle is in response to the desperate situation that Argentinians have to face because of a spiraling economic crisis brought about by Macri’s neoliberal policies

Why did the Argentine peso plummet following Macri’s loss?

The struggling Argentine peso suffered a significant loss in value after the defeat of Mauricio Macri in the primary elections. We spoke to Argentine economist Emiliano López about how and why this occurred

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