Women

March 18, 2020
Estefanía Castañeda Pérez

Through the 8M protest and Paro Nacional, women demanded dignity and humanity through collective action for women and led by women.

September 17, 2019
Verónica Zubillaga y Juan Francisco Mejía

Si bien los hombres viven la violencia extrema de las ejecuciones extrajudiciales o ejercen ellos mismos la violencia armada, es necesario destacar los padecimientos invisibilizados de las mujeres, en especial en su rol de madres.

September 17, 2019
Verónica Zubillaga and Juan Francisco Mejía

The terror faced by women and mothers in Venezuela is often overlooked, as well as their ability to alleviate violence. 

August 26, 2019

As Mexican activists protest injustice in cases of gendered violence, a new collective criticizes the media’s failures to adequately cover violence against women and urges newsrooms to adopt a gender perspective in reporting on feminist issues.

January 18, 2019
Hilary Klein

What are the lessons of the EZLN's revolutionary struggle for Indigenous autonomy, a quarter-century after declaring war on Mexico and global capitalism?

January 9, 2019
Kate Paarlberg-Kvam

So long as Colombia’s peace accords fail to contend with the liberal economic order or challenge extractivism and militarism in the country, they will fall short of achieving true gender justice.

December 11, 2018
Dawn Paley and Laura Weiss

NACLA's editors introduce our latest issue, Women Rising in the Americas. 

November 19, 2018
Alice Campaignolle, Irene Escudero, and Carlos Heras

Bolivia cuenta con uno de los índices más altos de participación política por parte de mujeres en el mundo. Pero para las mujeres en poder, como Bertha Quispe, alcaldesa de Collana, a menudo sufren acoso y violencia política.

November 19, 2018
Alice Campaignolle, Irene Escudero, and Carlos Heras

In Bolivia, women in power, such as Indigenous mayor Bertha Quispe, often suffer political harassment and violence.

April 28, 2017
Pamela J. Neumann

Five years after Nicaragua passed a comprehensive law against gender-based violence, a lack of resources and political undermining has weakened women’s rights and legal protection against abuse.

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