The Challenges These Women Face in Latin America Will Totally Shock You

Latin American women — like mujeres across the globe — face structural and everyday discrimination and violence. As their Northern hermanas, we should recognize their struggle, not because they are victims in need of our saving, but rather because their stories need to be heard and their fight supported.

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Raquel Reichard, Politics & Culture Editor

Raquel Reichard is Latina's politics and culture editor. She provides coverage on all things racial justice, Latina feminism, policy, health and culture. Raquel previously worked for millennial news site Mic, and has been published in the New York Times, the Washington Post, Cosmopolitan and more. You can follow her on TwitterInstagram and Snapchat at @RaquelReichard.

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