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What Do Protests Mean for Ecuador’s Mining Industry?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ views on protests by Indigenous groups against mining projects in Ecuador.

John Polga-Hecimovich, Gabriel Santelices, Santiago Paz, Marc Becker, Hernán Reyes Aguinaga, Mario Flor López, Juan Paz y Miño C.

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The Road to Legal Abortion in Argentina

On February 25, 2021, the Inter-American Dialogue hosted the webinar “The Road to Legal Abortion in Argentina” in partnership with the Embassy of Argentina in Washington, DC, and the International Planned Parenthood Federation Western Hemisphere Region (IPPFWHR). Panelists discussed the winning strategy employed by the feminist movement to promote passage of the law to legalize abortion, the challenges they encountered, and how they leveraged resources to produce a favorable outcome.

Joan Caivano, Carolina Celedón

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Latin American Women in Movement: Changing Politics, Changing Minds

This chapter of Civil Society and Social Movements: Building Sustainable Democracies in Latin America examines women’s social movements that emerged in the 1970s—during the dictatorships and economic crises in South America and guerrilla movements opposed to authoritarian regimes in Central America.

Joan Caivano, Thayer Hardwick

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