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Girl on a Mission

Poland’s Abortion Law & South America’s Femicide Protests Show The Demand For Gender Equality

Poland’s Abortion Law & South America’s Femicide Protests Show The Demand For Gender Equality

Throughout history it is well-documented that protests, strikes, and movements have the power to change lives, culture, as well as policy. Currently in the US we are seeing the impact […]

Politics

Mass Protests Sweep Argentina Condemning Violence Against Women

Mass Protests Sweep Argentina Condemning Violence Against Women

Over the past week hundreds of thousands of Argentinians have taken to the streets across the country to protest against gender violence that is rampant in the country. The protests […]

Politics

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff Signs New Zero-Tolerance Femicide Law

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff Signs New Zero-Tolerance Femicide Law

Every five minutes in Brazil, a woman is beaten, and in 70 percent of the cases, the aggressor is a boyfriend, husband, ex-partner or male family member. A study from […]