Women, queer people and gender dissidents from across the globe took part in the annual encounter to engage in workshops, discussions and mobilizations
The Encounter which began on October 12, brought together over 500,000 feminists, queer activists 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
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.
Police violently repressed social movements mobilizing to demand that the government take measures to address the crisis of hunger and poverty in the country
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
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.
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.
Rampant inflation and the lack of adequate government policies have made basic food products inaccessible for the majority of the Argentine population.
Social movements will hold a day-long national struggle to demand concrete measures for the public sectors on August 28.
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
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