Nayib Bukele ran as an outsider, promising change across El Salvador. Now, he has the opportunity to write a new chapter for his country’s women—one in which they have safe, legal access to abortion.
Actors Yalitza Aparicio and Marina de Tavira joined National Domestic Workers Alliance Gender Justice Campaigns Director Monica Ramirez and award-winning producer Nely Galan to talk about the impact of “Roma”—and center Latinas in the narrative.
A historic decision in December allowed Imelda Cortez to walk free, absolved of all charges, after 19 months in prison—and marked a milestone in the fight to end El Salvador’s cruel, draconian ban on abortion.
Now is the time to spend our money, time and know-how reaching people in great need with tried and true interventions—including educational resources for children. This approach is a smarter and more sustainable plan forward than spending billions of dollars building a wall or terrorizing immigrants. It’s also more humane.
Over 57 million people voted to elect Jair Bolsonaro as Brazil’s next president at the end of October, shocking feminists around the world who had rallied in solidarity against his campaign. Now, LGBTQ activists fear that a war against their rights—and lives—has just begun.
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.