Women

December 8, 2016
Samantha Pineda

El Salvador’s total ban on abortion has horrific consequences for tens of thousands of Salvadoran women. Feminist movements are demanding reforms, while conservatives promise harsher sentences. 

October 31, 2016
Elisabeth Jay Friedman and Constanza Tabbush

Recent protests against femicide in Argentina reveal the deep roots and spreading branches of feminist activism in Latin America.

October 14, 2016
Kate Paarlberg-Kvam

Women peace activists continue to play a crucial role in paving the way towards a peace accord in Colombia that promotes gender justice in the face of conservative opposition.

September 29, 2016
Débora Silva

The historic peace deal between the FARC and the Colombian government holds unique challenges for the thousands of female combatants reintegrating into Colombian society.

June 3, 2016
George Ygarza

An interview with Lourdes Huanca of the National Federation of Female Peasants, Artisans, Indigenous, Native and Salaried Workers of Peru (FENMUCARINAP)

April 6, 2016
David Bacon

Juárez maquiladora workers fight for their rights. 

June 30, 2014
Corina Giacomello

Poor women across Latin America are triply discriminated against: within the drug trade, within the legal system, and within prison walls.

December 24, 2013
Despite the low salaries and the dangers that come with being a reporter in one of the most dangerous countries for journalists in the Americas, some Mexican female journalists continue working and thriving in the profession. In this post, we introduce you to four of these brave female journalists. 
November 18, 2013
As part of the partnership between Global Voices and NACLA, a team of five Global Voices authors from Latin America and the Caribbean will contribute weekly articles for a series about women, gender, and LGBT issues. We asked these five authors to tell us why they think that covering these themes in the region is important.
September 25, 2007
Verena Stolcke

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