Argentina has a long history of strong women…and a machismo culture in which femicide and violence against women are tragically common. Last year, one Argentine woman was killed every 34 hours.

Read Maira Maidana’s story and what Argentina is doing to combat gender violence in this Associated Press article:

https://apnews.com/6d58825e034c4cc1b6e65ab8d8ca77f1/Argentina-grassroots-movement-fights-violence-against-women

 

Read more about how Ni Una Menos was created and how they aim to put a stop to sexual and physical violence.

http://nytlive.nytimes.com/womenintheworld/2016/11/30/not-one-less-movement-spurring-new-action-to-protect-women-in-argentina/

 

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