Topless Uprising Against Sexism

25 Feb

Buenos Aires — Last month, three women in a coastal Argentine town decided to sunbathe sans bikini tops. It could have been inconsequential, but a tourist complaint drew 20 police officers and six patrol cars to the beach to threaten the women with arrest unless they covered up. The episode quickly incited a national debate leading to demonstrations called “tetazos,” or “boob uprisings.” In early February, nearly 2,000 women gathered in different places around the country — topless or covered — to demand their right to bare their breasts.…11612.13018.0.13870.….0……0i22i30k1j33i160k1.NdKod5DdL0Y

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Posted by on February 25, 2017 in South America


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