As federal agents snatch anti-racist activists in the US, it is important not to congeal disappearance as a practice of Cold War dictatorships.
Over two million people were in the streets of Santiago on International Women's Day this year, the last major protest before Chile's COVID lockdown.
A plurinational women's parliament has become an important node of popular and Indigenous power in Ecuador.
Women in Guatemala organized against abuse in their schools and workplaces, for territory and water, and in memory of victims of state terror.
Autonomous feminist movements in Uruguay challenge capitalism, patriarchy and racism through strikes, marches, and mutual aid.
Women's groups are taking direct action and using public art to denounce femicides and demand change.