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Trans rights in Argentina: Despite advances, more work needs to be done

By France24
28 May 2022   |   5:14 am
In this edition, Argentina may be a global leader in trans rights but the age expectancy for a trans person is only 40 years old. Our team on the ground report on the discrimination still being experienced by the community. Also how companies in Benin are seeking to improve conditions for their female employees, particularly for working mothers. Plus the French female rappers who are now asking men to twerk instead.

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28 May 2022
In this edition, Argentina may be a global leader in trans rights but the age expectancy for a trans person is only 40 years old. Our team on the ground report on the discrimination still being experienced by the community. Also how companies in Benin are seeking to improve conditions for their female employees, particularly for working mothers. Plus the French female rappers who are now asking men to twerk instead.
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Tucked away in the north-eastern corner of Argentina is Ibera park, the world's second-largest wetland. Much of its wildlife vanished during the 20th century due to hunting and aggressive agricultural practices. But over the past 15 years, scientists and conservationists have taken a gamble to "rewild" the area by reintroducing endangered or previously extinct native species, including anteaters, scarlet macaws and even jaguars. The initiative is proving beneficial for both the environment and local communities. Our correspondents report.
5 Jul 2022
The resignation comes at a time when the nation’s economy is staring at multiple challenges, from soaring inflation to critical shortages of items like diesel and fertilizers.
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Silvina Batakis comes in at a time when the Argentine economy is in full-blown crisis mode, with inflation above 60%, a high fiscal deficit and fears rising about debt defaults.
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GuardianTV takes a look at what to expect from what will no doubt be two thrilling matches. But first, we look ahead to today's World Cup semi-final fixtures in Qatar as Argentina faces 2018 runners-up Croatia.