In no other country have Roma women fought their way up from the edges of society to the top as successfully in Spain. Only a few years ago, a Roma lawyer, doctor or engineer would have been a fluke. Today, it's a familiar sight.
It’s the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising. The riots and ensuing protests are credited with spurring the US gay rights movement, but five decades later, those who were there say there's more work to do.
Abortion is a divisive topic in the deeply Catholic country, where thousands of women are compelled to travel abroad each year to abort because of the restrictions. That could change with an impending referendum.
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