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Ni una menos: The Need for an International Day To Eliminate...

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“Ni una menos” is the cry for help of women in Latina America fighting for a dignified and safe life. However, women in this...

New Anti-Machista Hotline in Colombia Aims To Heal the Other Side...

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How many times have we recommended a helpline number to our friends who are victims of domestic violence? How many times have we dialed...

Miya Marcano Case Exposes Persistent Epidemic of Gender Violence

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Miya Marcano appeared to have dropped off the face of the earth on September 24, when she was last seen wearing a red shirt...

New Investigation Sheds Light on Puerto Rican Courts’ Role in Island’s...

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Andrea Ruiz was one of 81 women victims of femicides in Puerto Rico since last year, according to figures from the civil rights coalition...

Puerto Rico’s Governor Declares The State of Emergency in The Island...

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On Friday, February 5, Governor Pedro Pierluisi of Puerto Rico made clear that his declaration of a state of emergency against gender violence was...

Puerto Rico Governor Declares State of Emergency Over Gender Violence

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Thousands in Puerto Rico have begged the government to step up and address the gender violence epidemic on the island. On Sunday, January 24,...

One Year After ‘A Rapist in Your Way,’ Las Tesis’s Revolution...

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The performance "A Rapist in Your Way" saw the streets for the first time on November 25, 2019, in commemoration of the International Day...

The Murder of the Mirabal Sisters, How a Terrifying Episode Gave...

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While the world faces a pandemic caused by an invisible virus, women everywhere have been facing a silent pandemic for centuries: gender-based violence. As the...

Gender Violence and Transphobia Infuriate Puerto Rico

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Fifteen missing women and six dead transgender women are the balance of 2020 in Puerto Rico. And if that figure doesn't alarm you, nothing can. Over...

Judge Esther Salas Takes a Moment to Transform Mourning into an...

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A month after her son was shot in the chest, Latina Judge Esther Salas has broken the silence of mourning to make her first...