Rage Boils Over Amid Argentina’s Unrelenting Femicide Crisis


Thousands gathered outside the Supreme Court of Argentina calling for decisive action over rampant levels of violence against women. High rates of violence against women triggered a new wave of activism for Argentina’s feminist movement in 2015. Nearly 300 femicides were reported in the country in 2020, according to organizations tracking cases through the media. In the first 52 days of 2021, there have been 43 femicides and transfemicides. Of those, 38 were direct victims and five were children or other people connected to a woman who was killed.

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