Who will be Brazil’s next president? A military leader who is pro-torture or an university professor who is pro-human rights? And what will the results mean for women?
Much like the millions who have taken to the streets to protest the Trump administration, women are sounding the alarm on the danger Jair Bolsonaro poses to Brazil’s young and complicated democracy—and forming the front line in the fight to oppose his candidacy.
Making a film about Máxima Acuña Atalaya—one of the most talked about and emblematic characters in Peru—made me realize why the stories I told truly mattered.
Tuesday’s primaries broke the record for the number of women who have secured a major party nomination for the U.S. House of Representatives. In Argentina, a disappointing vote on abortion was still a milestone for women.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ so-called “expedited removal” policy is an effective death sentence for thousands of women and children—and advocates are fighting back.
In the wake of a brutal femicide, Peru’s president declared that “sometimes, that’s how life is, and we have to accept it.” Feminists in the region disagree.
In two back-to-back landmark decisions, Mexico’s Supreme Court last month ruled that denying women access to abortion after rape is a violation of their human rights.
Epsy Campbell Barr made history when she and Carlos Alvarado scored a victory in Costa Rica’s presidential election earlier this month.
In a region where in-clinic access to safe abortion is extremely limited, a harm-reduction model of care is helping women safely self-induce—and take back their reproductive freedom.
El Salvador’s Supreme Court commuted the sentence of a woman serving 30 years in prison for a stillbirth—declaring that “arguments of a legal nature, of justice and equity, justify her commutation.”