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22 mothers detained in Pennsylvania’s Berks County Residential Center launched a hunger strike, demanding their release from the center. The women say that they have been held between 277-365 days, not the average 20 day stay DHS secretary Jeh Johnson cited.

Women of color are excelling in Rio’s Olympics.

A nationwide study found that on average, patients wait one week between an abortion care appointment and undergoing the procedure.

Members of the Standing Rock tribe are physically blocking the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline. Several were arrested over the weekend.

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Juliana is a digital storyteller for social change. As a writer at Feministing since 2013, her work has focused on women's movements throughout the Americas for environmental justice, immigrant rights, and reproductive justice. In addition to her writing, Juliana is a Senior Campaigner at Change.org, where she works to close the gap between the powerful and everyone else by supporting people from across the country to launch, escalate and win their campaigns for justice.

Juliana is a Latina feminist writer and campaigner based in the Bay Area.

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