10 Challenges Women Face in Latin America That Will Leave You Shocked
The Challenges These Women Face in Latin America Will Totally Shock You
By Raquel Reichard | 08/15/2014 - 16:13

Latin American women — like mujeres across the globe — face structural and everyday discrimination and violence.

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More Than 100 Mexican Women Take Up Firearms to Protect Town
More Than 100 Mexican Women Take Up Firearms to Protect Town
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 08/20/2013 - 09:36

These women are certainly inspiring!

According to Fox News Latino, over 100 women living in the Mexican town of Xaltianguis have taken it upon themselves to protect the people in their community from organized crime groups.

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9 TV Shows With Strong Characters
9 TV Shows With Strong Female Characters
By Tanisha Ramirez | 08/16/2013 - 11:04

We love celebrating strong mujeres every chance we get!

With a whole new season of shows just around the corner, we thought we'd pay tribute to some of our favorite television heroines played by Latina actresses. Here are our picks for strong female TV leads:

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Amanda Berry and Gina DeJesus
Update: Three Women Missing for a Decade Found Alive (Video)
By Sugey Palomares | 05/07/2013 - 15:16

Three kidnapping victims who disappeared at different times when they were teens a decade ago were rescued on Monday in Cleveland, Ohio. Amanda Berry, 27, Gina DeJesus, 23, and Michelle Knight, 32, were saved after a neighbor heard a cry for help from Berry and managed to kick down the door.

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Ladies, Men Want You To Have More Pubic Hair
Ladies, Men Want You To Have More Pubic Hair
By Amaris Castillo | 04/10/2013 - 10:37

Ladies, sorry to break the news, but it turns out men prefer us with hair down there. Yes, down there.

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GOP Bill to Deport Victims of Domestic Abuse
Fear of Deportation Stops Many Women from Reporting Domestic Abuse
By Samantha Leal | 08/10/2012 - 10:05

Fear of deportation or having their children taken away from them ranks high on the list of reasons why women won't report domestic abuse or sexual assault, according to the El Paso Police Department.

Although city-specific, this speaks to a larger issue at hand: How can women seek help if they feel they themselves will be punished?

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Victor Cruz Old Spice Event, March 14 2012
Victor Cruz's Celeb Crush is Sofia Vergara. Whose Isn't? (Exclusive Interview)
By Dan Koday | 03/14/2012 - 14:40

Fresh off his big Super Bowl win, you'd think New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz would be taking a minute to breathe, but it seems like the Afro-Latino cutie's everywhere, from salsa dancing at the Grammys to hitting up all the hottest events. Last night, Victor stopped by to celebrate the launch of Old Spice's new products and we were able to snag a few minutes with one of sports' biggest names.  

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Kirk Acevedo
EXCLUSIVE: 'Prime Suspect' Star Kirk Acevedo on Women, Shoes and Rita Moreno
By Lee Hernandez | 09/22/2011 - 13:36

Puerto Rican actor Kirk Acevedo is very sexy as an NYPD detective on the new procedural, Prime Suspect (premiering tonight at 10/9 on NBC). So rather than ask the hunky actor (Oz, Fringe) what it's like to play a cop on TV, we asked Kirk a few fun questions about women, working out and making out!

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Thinking of Going on a Sex Strike?
Thinking of Going on a Sex Strike?
By Grace Bastidas | 08/12/2011 - 17:27

The women of the rural town of Barbacoas in southwest Colombia have been on a sex strike since June 22, forgoing all sexual activity with their men until the central government fulfills their promise of paving the only road leading in and out of their town. As it is right now, the dangerous 35-mile mountain road has made the town virtually unreachable, resulting in countless deaths.

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Happy Patient
Gov't Announces New Health Care Benefits for Women
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 08/01/2011 - 17:09

The federal government has announced new guidelines that will enable women to get preventive health care at no additional cost.

Among the services that new insurance plans will be required to provide, deductible- and copay-free, starting next summer: FDA-approved prescription contraceptives, screening for gestational diabetes, breastfeeding support, supplies and counseling, HIV screening and counseling, human papillomavirus (HPV) DNA testing for women 30 years and older, sexually transmitted infection counseling and domestic violence screening and counseling.

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