For Abortion Activists In Argentina, A Campaign Waged Online Faces A Disconnect

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VWMyRAQcZv8 It's a sunny day, and a woman walks past a young man on the street. He mutters an obscene catcall. In the video, the woman smiles and says, "Thank you!" But then, the camera pans to her fantasy. What she really wishes she could do: the video goes on to show her in her imagination, pulling out a knife and stabbing him. It's a comedy skit. A dark one. Since it was published on YouTube in 2014, it's gotten over 1.3 million views, and catapulted Argentine comedian Malena Pichot to Internet fame. She's part of a wave of young Latin American feminists who have very skillfully used social media to get the message out, and take down long-held sexist traditions. Warning: This video contains profanity in Spanish...

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For Abortion Activists In Argentina, A Campaign Waged Online Faces A Disconnect

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