Gender based violence
Fight against femicides continues in Argentina and across Latin America

Since 2015, every year, the movement Ni Una Menos or ‘Not One (Woman) Less’ organizes massive marches across the country to raise voice against violence against women and non-binary people.

Social movements and protestors intensify struggle in Colombia and other stories

Today we look at the latest on the national strike in Colombia, a strike for better pay and staffing by health workers in New Zealand, and more

Ni Una Menos completes six years, and struggle against gender-based violence continues

The Ni Una Menos movement was founded in 2015 in Argentina with the aim to demand an end to all forms of gender-based violence. On the anniversary of its founding, Argentinian women and non-binary people claim their rights with renewed vigor

Mexican feminists rise up against femicide

36-year-old Victoria was murdered by four police officers, one woman and three men, on March 27.

Protests break out after femicide of Salvadoran migrant Victoria Salazar in Mexico

Several national and international feminist groups and human rights organizations have condemned Victoria Salazar’s murder as well as the racist, classist, misogynist and xenophobic discrimination that reigns in Mexico

Protests in Honduras against police killing of Keyla Martínez

Protests continue days following the brutal femicide of nursing student Keyla Martínez at the hands of police in Intibucá

Protests continue in Honduras following femicide of nursing student in police station

Keyla Martínez was killed in police custody after being detained for allegedly violating curfew restrictions in the northwestern Honduran city of La Esperanza

Honduras Women's Day - abortion rights Honduran women mobilize against attacks on their rights and an increase in violence

Abortion is illegal in Honduras in all circumstances. According to the UN, between 51,000 and 82,000 abortions are performed in unsafe and clandestine conditions in the country each year

Patriarchy and the pandemic: Disentangling the web of oppression

We discuss Coronashock and Patriarchy, a study done by Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research, with Renata Porto Bugni to understand the impact of the pandemic on women and the LGBTQIA+ community.

Feminist organizations demand abortion rights in Dominican Republic

During his election campaign, newly elected President Luis Abinader promised to support abortion rights. However, the president of the chamber of deputies from Abinader’s party proposed to draft a new penal code without including them

Concern in Peru over the increase in number of missing women and girls

According to a recent report by the ombudsman’s office, more than 5,000 women, girls and adolescents have been reported missing in Peru between January and November 2020

Mexico police shoots at anti-femicide protest in Cancún

Three reporters were injured because of police violence, one of them suffering bullet wounds.

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