Reduced to symbols of national identity, women are caught in
the center of a tug-of-war in which any amount of violence, of coercion and
regulation of their bodies is justified in order to win the battle.
Lo que distingue a un movimiento social de cualquier otro tipo de mobilización es que no se centra en una reclamación específica, sino que cuestiona algunos de los valores centrales de una sociedad. English Português
What distinguishes a social movement from any other kind of mobilization is the fact that it does not focus on a specific claim (such as labour reform) but challenges some of the core values of a society. FrançaisEspañolPortuguês
It is at
once an informal encampment of makeshift shelters; a town under construction,
with shops, restaurants and schools; and, a space subject to institutional
violence, at risk of imminent destruction.
After the worst attacks in their
history, the Spanish and Norwegian governments had the courage to respond
differently from the Anglo-American mimetic knee-jerk response - an example
France should follow.