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How U.S. policy contributes to gendered violence in Mexico

Tweet Image Credit For anyone paying attention to the immigration debate in the U.S., you’ve probably heard something about drug-related violence in Mexico. Quite possibly it was explained as “their” problem, an issue isolated to Mexico’s history and concern.  Tweet
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4 things feminists can learn from the Zapatistas

Tweet Photos taken by Juliana Britto Schwartz Tuesday of this week marked the 20th anniversary of the Zapatista uprising in San Cristobal de las Casas, Mexico, a short moment with a long legacy of struggle for indigenous rights. The Zapatistas–also known as the Zapatista Army of National Liberation or the EZLN–are a movement of indigenous people fighting [...]
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Can you figure out what this police x-ray captured?

Tweet At first it looks like a piece of abstract art. Then you start to make out human shapes. And it looks like a bunch of people wearing bathing suits and swim caps, maybe? But it’s not. This is a police X-ray image of a trailer truck containing 94 trafficking victims from Central America, Nepal [...]
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Mexican transgender activist Agnes Torres Sulca found dead

Tweet Thousands gathered in Puebla on Monday. Pic via. *Trigger warning* Terrible news. Mexican trans rights activist Agnes Torres Sulca was found dead outside of her hometown of Puebla last week. Due to evidence of torture before she died, it seems quite clear that it was murder and likely a hate crime. LGBT advocacy organization [...]
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Women in Mexico convicted of homicide for abortions

TweetThe Latin American Herald Tribune brings attention to the reality that exists when abortion is criminalized. Six women are currently serving 25-30 year sentences in Guanajuato, Mexico for having abortions. Their conviction? Homicide. Reproductive justice organization Centro Las Libres has been working to bring attention to Mexico’s criminalization and incarceration of women in attempts to [...]
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