Feminism: Women around the world are demanding more rights. What drives them - and why men also benefit from their struggle

When Alejandra Orgas speaks about Argentina's women's movement, there is pride in her words - and anger.

Feminism: Women around the world are demanding more rights. What drives them - and why men also benefit from their struggle

When Alejandra Orgas speaks about Argentina's women's movement, there is pride in her words - and anger. She still remembers the day well, which she calls her "key moment" in retrospect. It was about a young girl, barely 15 years old. The stepfather had raped the youngster, she was pregnant, and in conservative Bariloche, Alejandra Orgas' hometown, they wanted to deny her an abortion. The women got together on site. They sought advice from well-known feminists and finally got legal support to help the girl. "That showed me: I can achieve something," says Orgas. "Alone and in association with others."

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