Posts Tagged: women

I Am 10-year Old from Paraguay, and I Am Expecting

View article here. A 10 year old girl is supposed to be enjoying her childhood and youth. Unfortunately, that is not the case of a 10 year-old pregnant girl from Paraguay. The story captured the hearts and the souls of

I Am 10-year Old from Paraguay, and I Am Expecting

View article here. A 10 year old girl is supposed to be enjoying her childhood and youth. Unfortunately, that is not the case of a 10 year-old pregnant girl from Paraguay. The story captured the hearts and the souls of

Holy Politics: Exploring Catholicism, Dictatorship and Women’s Rights in Chile

A Brief Introduction Chile, a country that prides itself on their democracy and vibrant economy has tried to move past the dark history that brings to mind stories of torture and violence. For almost two decade Chile suffered a period

Holy Politics: Exploring Catholicism, Dictatorship and Women’s Rights in Chile

A Brief Introduction Chile, a country that prides itself on their democracy and vibrant economy has tried to move past the dark history that brings to mind stories of torture and violence. For almost two decade Chile suffered a period

Maquiladoras, Misogyny, and Migration: Exploring Femicide in Ciudad Juárez

This dossier is examining the multiple components that contribute to the proliferation of femicide, as well as the actions being taken to curb it.

Maquiladoras, Misogyny, and Migration: Exploring Femicide in Ciudad Juárez

This dossier is examining the multiple components that contribute to the proliferation of femicide, as well as the actions being taken to curb it.

Sex Trafficking in Mexico: A Human Rights Violation and Humanitarian Crisis

Many immigrants from Mexico dream of moving to the United States where they will be able to obtain a job, earn a paycheck, and support their families. Due to the fact that working as an undocumented immigrant is not unheard

Sex Trafficking in Mexico: A Human Rights Violation and Humanitarian Crisis

Many immigrants from Mexico dream of moving to the United States where they will be able to obtain a job, earn a paycheck, and support their families. Due to the fact that working as an undocumented immigrant is not unheard

Nair, Pooja. “Litigating against the Forced Sterilization of HIV-Positive Women: Recent Developments in Chile and Namibia.” Harvard Human Rights Journal 23, no. 1 (Spring2010 2010): 223-231. Academic Search Complete, EBSCOhost (accessed April 17, 2015).

This article discusses the forced sterilization of women in Chile and Namibia who are HIV positive. The sterilizations are used to prevent the spread of the disease from mothers who are infected. The author argues that while the use of

Nair, Pooja. “Litigating against the Forced Sterilization of HIV-Positive Women: Recent Developments in Chile and Namibia.” Harvard Human Rights Journal 23, no. 1 (Spring2010 2010): 223-231. Academic Search Complete, EBSCOhost (accessed April 17, 2015).

This article discusses the forced sterilization of women in Chile and Namibia who are HIV positive. The sterilizations are used to prevent the spread of the disease from mothers who are infected. The author argues that while the use of

Fregoso, Rosa-Linda. “‘¡Las Queremos Vivas!’: La Política Y Cultura De Los Derechos Humanos.” Debate Feminista 39 (2009): 209-43. Accessed April 16, 2015. http://www.jstor.org/stable/i40097598.

In recent years, Ciudad Juárez has been one of the focal points in Mexico’s drug war because of the Juárez cartel. However, Ciudad Juárez has also been one of the cities affected by femicide in Mexico. Through her piece, Fregoso

Fregoso, Rosa-Linda. “‘¡Las Queremos Vivas!’: La Política Y Cultura De Los Derechos Humanos.” Debate Feminista 39 (2009): 209-43. Accessed April 16, 2015. http://www.jstor.org/stable/i40097598.

In recent years, Ciudad Juárez has been one of the focal points in Mexico’s drug war because of the Juárez cartel. However, Ciudad Juárez has also been one of the cities affected by femicide in Mexico. Through her piece, Fregoso

Wright, Melissa . “Necropolitics, Narcopolitics, and Femicide: Gendered Violence on the Mexico-U.S. Border.”Signs, Vol. 36, No. 3 (Spring 2011), pp. 707-731

In the article the author argues that in order to understand femicide and drug-related murders one must  understand gender violence and how its used to ensure the security of a state, specifically Ciudad Juarez. The argument of the article replies

Wright, Melissa . “Necropolitics, Narcopolitics, and Femicide: Gendered Violence on the Mexico-U.S. Border.”Signs, Vol. 36, No. 3 (Spring 2011), pp. 707-731

In the article the author argues that in order to understand femicide and drug-related murders one must  understand gender violence and how its used to ensure the security of a state, specifically Ciudad Juarez. The argument of the article replies