Posts Tagged: women

Bejarano, Cynthia L. “Memory of Struggle in Ciudad Juárez: Mothers’ Resistance and Transborder Activism in the Case of the Campo Algodonero.” Aztlán. 38, no. 1 (2013): 189-204.

The Author, Cynthia Bejarano, recalls on the tragedy that was the Campo Algodonero case of 2001 where the bodies of eight girls were found and how this case played an important role in the justice for femicides and the feminicidal

Bejarano, Cynthia L. “Memory of Struggle in Ciudad Juárez: Mothers’ Resistance and Transborder Activism in the Case of the Campo Algodonero.” Aztlán. 38, no. 1 (2013): 189-204.

The Author, Cynthia Bejarano, recalls on the tragedy that was the Campo Algodonero case of 2001 where the bodies of eight girls were found and how this case played an important role in the justice for femicides and the feminicidal

Zúñiga-Fajuri, Alejandra. “Human Rights and the Right to Abortion in Latin America.” Ciência & Saúde Coletiva 19 (2014): 841-846.

Annotation: In this article, Alejandra Zúñiga-Fajuri argues that there is a disconnect between how we view pregnant women and human rights, especially in Latin America. That once women become pregnant, they lose their human rights and are forced to surrender

Zúñiga-Fajuri, Alejandra. “Human Rights and the Right to Abortion in Latin America.” Ciência & Saúde Coletiva 19 (2014): 841-846.

Annotation: In this article, Alejandra Zúñiga-Fajuri argues that there is a disconnect between how we view pregnant women and human rights, especially in Latin America. That once women become pregnant, they lose their human rights and are forced to surrender

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