By Mariela Rosario | 02/17/2011 - 18:55
New ad campaigns sweeping across Latin America are taking on a centuries-old code of machismo propulgated by outdated ideas of male and female power dynamics.
First, Chile launched a campaign that declared, "Maricón, el que maltrata a una mujer." Watch the PSA below:
By Mariela Rosario | 11/10/2010 - 16:00
A group of ten Mexican American women have begun a hunger strike in front of the White House to protest the poverty and violence that has plagued the U.S./Mexico border for years.
Their goal is to increase federal funding for border towns. Cindy Arnolds, the organizer of the hunger strike, told Notimex, "We want to draw public and political attention to the need to invest in the development of communities along the border. There is too much poverty, unemployment and violence."