UC Santa Barbara students attend memorial for shooting near 7-11
#YesAllWomen: The 17 Most Powerful Tweets
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 05/28/2014 - 13:49

A 22-year-old by the name of Elliot Rodger went on a killing spree on Friday in Santa Barbara, Califor


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Machismo
New Ad Campaigns Take Aim at Machismo in Latin America
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New ad campaigns sweeping across Latin America are taking on a centuries-old code of machismo propulgated by outdated ideas of male and female power dynamics.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:


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Women from Mexico Begin Hunger Strike at White House
Mexican American Women Begin Hunger Strike at White House
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."


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