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Women's rights
An organizer of Argentina's Ni Una Menos told AQ that the Oct. 19 protests highlighted a global problem – and growing empowerment.
A legislative push could end a dictatorship-era ban on abortion. But the effort to expand access has many opponents.
The government has launched a probe of widespread sexual abuse during the last dictatorship. Will it be successful?
La falta en reconocer las necesidades de las mujeres es un freno persistente al desarrollo.
An innovative social media campaign in Brazil encourages women to speak out.
Several factors help explain why the two don't necessarily go hand-in-hand.

The murder of women because of their gender, known as femicide, is an all-too-common occurrence in Mexico. But homicide cases involving women in the country are seldom classified as femicides.

Why do we tolerate a gap in leadership on women’s rights?

More women in political power hasn't necessarily translated into more protection for women's rights.