40 Girls Killed in Fire at Guatemalan Youth Home Where Rape & Abuse Were Rampant
40 Girls Killed in Fire at Guatemalan Youth Home Where Rape & Abuse Were Rampant
By Raquel Reichard | 03/23/2017 - 12:09

At least 40 girls died in a fire on March 8 at the Hogar Seguro Virgen de la Asunción, a youth center in Guatemala with a history of abuse, rape and corruption.


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Latina Teenager Allegedly Raped in Maryland School Bathroom Stall
14-Year-Old Girl Allegedly Raped in Maryland School Bathroom Stall
By Raquel Reichard | 03/23/2017 - 10:43

Last week, a 14-year-old girl was allegedly raped by two classmates in a bathroom stall at Rockville High School in Maryland, but instead of outcries about violence against women and girls, the White House has u


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ICE Agents Arrest Domestic Violence Victim In Texas Courthouse Where She Sought Protection
ICE Agents Arrest Trans Domestic Violence Victim In Courthouse Where She Sought Protection
By Raquel Reichard | 02/16/2017 - 11:37

Editor's Note: This article has been updated to include new developments.


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Child Brides in the U.S.? Florida Latina Married Off at 13
Child Brides in the U.S.? Florida Latina Married Off at 13
By Raquel Reichard | 02/06/2017 - 13:07

For many, child marriage is a horrifying issue that occurs in faraway lands, but for one U.S. Latina, it was a reality that struck right in her South Florida home.


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Mexican Senator Ana Gabriela Guevara Brutally Attacked for Being a Woman
Mexican Senator Ana Gabriela Guevara Brutally Beaten in Gender-Motivated Attack
By Raquel Reichard | 01/04/2017 - 14:39

Mexican Senator Ana Gabriela Guevara was viciously beaten last month in an attack she is describing as a hate crime.


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This Chicana Farmworker Won a Global Human Rights Prize for Her Feminist Activism on the Field
This Chicana Farmworker Won a Global Human Rights Prize for Her Feminist Activism on the Field
By Raquel Reichard | 12/12/2016 - 11:19

When Hermila Treviño-Sauceda was a teenager working in the fields in the Coachella Valley, the longtime farmworker was sexually assaulted.


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Father Receives 1,503 Years in Prison for Raping Teenage Daughter
Father Receives 1,503 Years in Prison for Raping Teenage Daughter
By Barbara Gonzalez | 10/24/2016 - 15:19

(Trigger Warning: Violence Against Women, Rape)


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Thousands of Argentine Women Fight Back After Fatal Rape of Teen
Thousands of Argentine Women Fight Back After a Teen Was Raped & Killed
By Barbara Gonzalez | 10/20/2016 - 12:37

(TW: Rape, Violence Against Women)

This brutal rape and killing of a teenage girl in Argentina shows how lethal machismo can be.


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The Percentage of Latinas Sexually Harassed in the Tech Field will Shock You
The Percentage of Latinas Sexually Harassed in the Tech Field May Shock You
By Raquel Reichard | 09/27/2016 - 14:26

Have you ever been sexually harassed at work? If you’re Latina, the chances of you responding “yes” are higher than your white colleagues.


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13 Sex Trafficking Survivors Rescued in Costa Rica
13 Sex Trafficking Survivors Rescued in Costa Rica
By Raquel Reichard | 09/09/2016 - 10:20

Thirteen sex trafficking survivors were rescued from the back of a seedy bar in Costa Rica on Saturday, reports the country’s largest newspaper, La Nación.


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