In recent years, the women’s strike in Chile has become a driving force in the broader fight for dignity and equality across society. As the country prepares to rewrite its constitution, feminist organizers want to steer the process toward deep social transformation.
In August 2018, Argentina's Senate rejected a bill to decriminalise abortion. Two months earlier, amid a historic gathering of the feminist movement on the streets, Argentina's lower house of Congress had approved the abortion bill. Those opposed to the decriminalisation of abortion appropriated various symbols representing the feminist struggle – brandishing light blue bandanas to counter the pro-choice green bandanas, for example – and mounted an intense lobbying campaign. What many people are not aware of is that (...)