This informative article is component of a number of tales and op-eds launched by IPS regarding the event for this year’s Global Women’s Day on March 8.
A woman and a child hold two posters, certainly one of which reads: "me, do not hurt me, do not rape me, do not kill me, love me", during one of the demonstrations in Buenos Aires under the slogan "Ni una Menos" (Not one woman less), held since 2015 against gender violence if you love. Credit: Fabiana Frayssinet / IPS
BUENOS AIRES, Mar 5 2018 (IPS) - From the slogan that is argentine una menos” (not merely one woman less)” to Colombia’s “Now isn't the time for you to remain silent”, activism against sex physical physical violence has exploded in Latin America since 2015, with promotions which have social and cultural differences through the “MeToo” motion that emerged later on, in 2017, in the us.
Mass marches in 80 Argentine towns and cities, in June 2015, utilizing the theme “Ni una menos”
"It’s as though a brand new phrase of a diverse feminist group is growing, as though there have been a real ‘feminist springtime’ challenging the fundamentals of a solid, violent and patriarchy that is powerful. The struggles are increasingly questioning the charged power relations in most areas. ” -- Carmen Beramendi
The worldwide mobilisation of women against sex physical physical violence led UN ladies to choose to concentrate this year’s Overseas Women’s Day, celebrated Mar. 8, regarding the theme “Time happens to be: Rural and Urban Activists Transforming Women’s Lives”, in an effort to strengthen motions which are changing the basic perception about the situation. (mais…)