Juliana Britto Schwartz

Juliana is a writer, a speaker, and a consultant. Her blogging work focuses on feminist and racial justice movements lead by Latinas throughout the Americas, touching on issues such as environmental justice, immigration, colonization, land rights and indigenous movements. She has been a regular Contributor to Feministing since Spring of 2013, and also been published on the Huffington Post, Mic, and the Feminist Wire. Juliana studied Latin American and Latinx Studies at the University of California and is now based in the Bay Area where she has worked with various organizations on social media and communications strategy. In her free time, she likes to dance salsa and tango and practice Portuguese with her cousins via Skype.

Posts Written by Juliana

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“Visions From the Inside” art series looks at women in detention

Just a few weeks ago, a federal judge ruled the Obama administration’s system of family detention illegal, saying that the conditions under which immigrant children and their parents have been held are essentially too similar to prisons to be appropriate for families.

Just a few weeks ago, a federal judge ruled the Obama administration’s system of family detention illegal, saying that the conditions under which immigrant children and their parents have been held are essentially too similar ...

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Art series “Made in Latin America” highlights women in male-dominated industries

This is not the first time that Maria Maria Acha-Kutscher has created a series that catches the eyes and hearts of feminists around the world. In “Made in Latin America,” Acha-Kutscher features women who have created their own space within traditionally male-dominated industries, including folks like Venezuelan race car driver Milka Duno and Mare Advertencia Lirika, a Mexican rapper and activist previously featured on Feministing

This is not the first time that Maria Maria Acha-Kutscher has created a series that catches the eyes and hearts of feminists around the world. In “Made in Latin America,” Acha-Kutscher features women who have created ...

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Photo of the Day: Born out of fields

It’s graduation season, a moment when we often celebrate individuals who have made it through high school or college through hard work and perseverance. But for some folks, graduation isn’t just about them.

It’s graduation season, a moment when we often celebrate individuals who have made it through high school or college through hard work and perseverance. But for some folks, graduation isn’t just about them.

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Watch: In Chile, only accidental abortions aren’t considered crimes

A new video campaign from the Miles Organization pokes sickening fun at the criminalization of abortion in Chile, where the procedure is illegal even in cases of rape, incest, or threat to the pregnant person’s life. 

A new video campaign from the Miles Organization pokes sickening fun at the criminalization of abortion in Chile, where the procedure is illegal even in cases of rape, incest, or threat to the pregnant person’s life. 

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Paraguay denies abortion for 10-year-old rape victim

The Paraguayan government is denying a 10-year-old girl the abortion care she and her parents want. The girl, whose name will not be released, was raped by her stepfather and did not realize until 20 weeks in that she was pregnant.

The Paraguayan government is denying a 10-year-old girl the abortion care she and her parents want. The girl, whose name will not be released, was raped by her stepfather and did not realize until 20 weeks in that ...

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