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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Investigation Reveals USA Gymnastics' Sexual Assault Problem
Investigation Reveals USA Gymnastics' Sexual Assault Problem
By Raquel Reichard | 08/05/2016 - 11:25

USA Gymnastics, the sport’s governing body, has a major sexual assault problem.


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How this New Bolivian Law Aims to Curb Gender Violence
How Bolivia is Curbing Gender Violence
By Raquel Reichard | 07/29/2016 - 12:33

Around the world, 35 percent of women will become victims of violence at some point in their liv


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Woman Crush(ing the Patriarchy) Wednesday: Alicia Sanchez Gil
Woman Crush(ing the Patriarchy) Wednesday: Alicia Sanchez Gill
By Raquel Reichard | 07/20/2016 - 17:58

At a time when communities of color are under state-sanctioned attack, few people realize the ways structural and interpersonal violence simultaneously impact women, particularly AfroLatinas.


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This New Street Harassment Hotline Offers Free Support in English and Spanish 24/7
This New Street Harassment Hotline Offers Free Support in English and Spanish 24/7
By Raquel Reichard | 07/19/2016 - 18:42

From annoying whistling and catcalls to unwanted touching and stalking, street harassment is a serious problem, one that can become even more distressing when you feel like there’s nothing you can do to stop it.


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