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Published: 01 August 2022
Figure 7. “Aborta tu orgullo universitario” (“Abort UNAM pride”). Photo by Marisa Belausteguigoitia. Taken with a cell phone camera on April 14, 2020, at the Department of Philosophy and Literature, UNAM, Mexico City. More
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Critical Times (2018) 1 (1): 263–267.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Françoise Vergès Abstract This article draws from Françoise Vergès's book, Le ventre des femmes: Capitalisme, racialisation, féminisme , * which traces the history of the colonization of the wombs of Black women by the French state in the 1960s and 1970s through forced abortions and the forced...
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Critical Times (2018) 1 (1): 226–240.
Published: 01 April 2018
...-abortion campaigns, especially since April 2016, when the first proposals for changing the abortion laws were announced. We co-organized demonstrations against the ban, our politicians criticized the anti-abortion laws in the media, and we issued statements and leaflets against it. The campaigns...
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Critical Times (2022) 5 (1): 254–261.
Published: 01 April 2022
... Less , I was also witnessing two world phenomena unfold. I watched media footage of thousands of women in Argentina, wearing green pañuelos (handkerchiefs) and waving green banners, cheering as the Argentinian senate voted to legalize elective abortion. After years of organizing in the Argentine...
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Critical Times (2018) 1 (1): 158–177.
Published: 01 April 2018
... only appeared in the press because it was repressed at the end. At the beginning of that same month, women in Poland convoked a national strike rejecting the changes that were being imposed in local legislation to further restrict access to legal abortion. Last October 19, the call for a women's...
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Critical Times (2020) 3 (2): 179–199.
Published: 01 August 2020
... de Plaza de Mayo in 1983. This visual echo is highlighted by the use of the green scarf as mentioned in the previous section; at the representational level, this scarf also produces an articulation with the violence entailed by the criminalization of abortion. 36 Likewise, NUM's vigils achieve...
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Critical Times (2022) 5 (1): 218–226.
Published: 01 April 2022
... for denouncing the murders of women in Mexico. On May 10, 2015, the tweet “#NotOneLess. We Want to be Alive.” went viral. Five years later, the movement achieved one of its most significant victories, the legalization of abortion in Argentina, by far the largest of the handful of countries in the region...
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Critical Times (2022) 5 (1): 249–253.
Published: 01 April 2022
... equality, of full justice for the victims of gender and sexual violence, and the right to abortion. In contrast with the contemporary situation in Peru, López highlights various Peruvian authors who have inspired feminist ideas. López refers to the work of Flora Tristán, a pioneer in the creation...
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Critical Times (2022) 5 (1): 227–233.
Published: 01 April 2022
..., legal, and safe abortion in Argentina, a movement that preceded it. The name also came to encompass the women's strikes of March 8 in 2017 and 2018 in the cities of Buenos Aires and Córdoba, and throughout Latin America. The latter were assembly-based movements that were also notable...
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Critical Times (2022) 5 (1): 241–248.
Published: 01 April 2022
... Rudan illustrates, Argentinian feminists, inspired by their Polish sisters who were mobilizing against the abortion ban, proposed a transnational day of strike on March 8, 2017. 17 Gradually feminists in more than fifty countries responded to the call and engaged in the organization of a strike...
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Critical Times (2018) 1 (1): 241–262.
Published: 01 April 2018
... of neoliberalism's reproduction. Demanding the right to free abortion means working to overturn the material and symbolic order that wants to make women mere reproductive tools; it means opposing the normative regulation of sexuality. Demanding care services for children and the elderly means refusing the sexual...
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Critical Times (2018) 1 (1): 146–148.
Published: 01 April 2018
... while they model various kinds of bracing response to these conditions. The activist texts in the pages that follow respond to a “regime of emergency” in Turkey; to a proposed abortion ban and a far-right government in Poland; and to femicides, austerity measures, and worsening inequalities in Argentina...
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Critical Times (2022) 5 (3): 618–631.
Published: 01 December 2022
... that addressed safety from sexual violence, the right to abortion and pregnancy, access to health care, the ability to breastfeed, the dignity of those not recognized as “workers,” wages for domestic work, the threat of war, or access to certain spaces or key infrastructure such as roads or water sources, have...
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Critical Times (2022) 5 (1): 234–240.
Published: 01 April 2022
... and the green tide—associated with reproductive rights and the pursuit of legal abortion, which was finally passed by the end of 2020—provides another instance of cross-fertilization among mourning, disobedience, and desire. In fact, I would suggest that the victimizing accounts, which remained resiliently...
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Critical Times (2019) 2 (2): 330–337.
Published: 01 August 2019
... of the Argentinian Parliament, waiting for the vote on the legalization of abortion, I couldn't help but think of Benjamin's pure violence while considering the various demonstrations and political events occurring at that moment in my country, or while listening to the movement's spokespersons, who do not ignore...
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Critical Times (2018) 1 (1): 120–132.
Published: 01 April 2018
..., the wise will not! Kisses will be given that you could not give! Only death will die! The ant will bring morsels of bread to the elephant chained to his brutal gentleness; aborted children will be born again perfect, spatial and all men will work, all men will beget, all men will understand...
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Critical Times (2022) 5 (2): 434–443.
Published: 01 August 2022
... of social-media disgust that greeted the cesarean section forced on a girl from Tucumán whose legal abortion had been delayed. Biopolitics today seems to call for the endangerment of two lives and for the survival of one after exposure to a high risk of death. It seems to be on the roster of suffering along...
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Critical Times (2022) 5 (2): 444–474.
Published: 01 August 2022
...Figure 7. “Aborta tu orgullo universitario” (“Abort UNAM pride”). Photo by Marisa Belausteguigoitia. Taken with a cell phone camera on April 14, 2020, at the Department of Philosophy and Literature, UNAM, Mexico City. ...
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Critical Times (2022) 5 (2): 399–425.
Published: 01 August 2022
... all identify gender, often labeled as “gender ideology,” “gender theory,” or “genderism,” as the ideological matrix of the various reforms they oppose, including abortion and sexual and reproductive rights, same-sex marriage and adoption, gender recognition and trans rights, new reproductive...
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Critical Times (2020) 3 (3): 358–383.
Published: 01 December 2020
... and that brings together members of the Catholic hierarchy, anti-abortion associations, and far-right movements from all over the world. All fight against rights for women and sexual minorities, as well as against anti-discriminatory and sexual education in schools. 40 The Italian Parliament approved...