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This chapter analyzes the demands of women within several key social movements in which popular feminism was constructed in Argentina. These movements began the process of articulation with women of other movements, feminists, and men in diverse organizations that resulted in the constitution of a feminist pueblo, or people, an articulation that occurred in the context of the new identities and political articulations that emerged in Argentina since the crisis of 2001. The concept of feminist pueblo goes beyond the category of “women,” referring, rather, to a chain of equivalences, represented most clearly by the demand for the legalization of abortion, a demand linked not only to women’s rights, but also to the establishment of a genuinely secular state. This challenges head-on the ideology of Catholic integralism, which has underpinned the ongoing domination of the Catholic Church, not only in Argentina, but in most other Latin American countries as well.

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