10 Acts of State Violence Latinas Encounter in the U.S.
10 Acts of State Violence Latinas Encounter in the U.S.
By Raquel Reichard | 02/04/2016 - 17:01

Forty years ago, 10 Mexican-American women filed a historic lawsuit after they were sterilized, many without their informed consent, at a Los Angeles hospital. The case, Madrigal v.


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Peruvian Government Creating Registry for Victims of Forced Sterilization
Peru is Creating a Registry for Victims of Forced Sterilization
By Raquel Reichard | 11/12/2015 - 11:57

Peru is finally taking serious measures against the forced


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10 Ways the Young Lords Fought for Women's Rights
10 Ways the Young Lords Fought for Women's Rights
By Raquel Reichard | 07/31/2015 - 12:01

Considered outlaws in their heyday, New York's most prominent radical Latino group – the Young Lords – have recently been gifted well-deserved 


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HIV Positive Chilean Women Suing Country for Forced Sterilization
By Dorkys Ramos | 02/05/2009 - 14:45

A HIV-infected woman has filed an international case against Chile and petitioned the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights after being sterilized against her will. The 27-year-old Chilena—identified only as F.S.—said doctors at the state hospital where she gave birth carried out the procedure without her consent after learning that she was HIV positive.


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