These Mexican Parents Are Demanding Their Pregnant 13-Year-Old Daughter's Right to Abortion After Rape
These Mexican Parents Are Demanding Their Pregnant 13-Year-Old Daughter's Right to Abortion After Rape
By Raquel Reichard | 08/02/2016 - 11:52

Mexican parents are fighting for their 13-year-old daughter's right to an abortion after a rape by a family acquaintance resulted in a pregnancy,


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Brazilians Cover a Rio Beach With Underwear to Protest Rape Culture
Brazilians Cover a Rio Beach With Underwear to Protest Rape Culture
By Raquel Reichard | 06/09/2016 - 10:05

Brazilians came together at Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro on Monday to place hundreds of red underwear on the sand in protest of violence against women following the alleged gang rape of a teenage girl,


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Inspiring Latina: Meet MelRo, the Model Fighting for Foster Care Reform
Inspiring Latina: Meet MelRo, the Model Fighting for Foster Care Reform
By Raquel Reichard | 06/07/2016 - 17:10

MelissaRoshan (“MelRo”) Potter’s life began in violence. She is the product of the rape of a 13-year-old girl.


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Brazilian Teen Girl Speaks Out About Brutal Gang Rape
Brazilian Teen Girl Speaks Out About Brutal Gang Rape
By Raquel Reichard | 06/01/2016 - 09:29

On an evening weekend in a Rio de Janeiro favela, a 16-year-old girl planned to visit her boyfriend.


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Salvadoreña Denied Asylum Review After Being Gang Raped in Her Home Country
Salvadoran Woman Denied Asylum Review After Brutal Gang Rape
By Cindy Casares | 05/20/2016 - 09:58

A 35-year-old undocumented woman, identified in court documents as E.G.S., has been denied a second review of her asylum case after she declared in a legal document that she was raped multiple times by members o


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Slam Poet FreeQuency Has a Powerful Message About Rape Culture
Slam Poet FreeQuency Has a Powerful Message About Rape Culture
By Raquel Reichard | 04/15/2016 - 09:07

Rape culture is present in our everyday lives, and slam poet FreeQuency explains how in her piece,  "I'm Sorry."


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Undocumented Immigrant Allegedly Impregnated a 12-Year-Old Texas Girl
Undocumented Man Charged With Impregnating 12-Year-Old Texas Girl
By Geraldine Estevez | 04/05/2016 - 14:11

Texas Man José Alejandro Najarro is being charged with aggravated sexual assault for allegedly impregnating a 12-year-old girl,


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Rapes Tied To Online Dating Have Significantly Increased
Rapes Tied to Online Dating Have Significantly Increased
By Cristina Arreola | 02/11/2016 - 16:27

Swipe with caution: A study conducted by Britain's Natio


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What Rape Culture Looks Like in the Latino Community
What Rape Culture Looks Like in the Latino Community
By Raquel Reichard | 12/18/2015 - 18:03

Our cultura has a problem with rape.


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Nicki Minaj's Brother Charged with Raping a 12-Year-Old Girl
Nicki Minaj's Brother Charged with Raping a 12-Year-Old Girl
By Raquel Reichard | 12/04/2015 - 17:19

Rapper Nicki Minaj's brother Jelani Maraj was charged on Thursday with raping a minor, the


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