Stories about Women & Gender from April, 2018
In the second part of our interview, journalist Lucía Asué Mbomío Rubio discusses her writings about racism in Spain.
"We are looking at how gender affects the way that our stories are told, constructing narratives and using technology to make the transformative role we play more visible."
"Asifa is not 'just the face of a child'; she symbolizes the violence her community faces."
"We channel the voices of feminists, pluralists and progressives, or just those who are not afraid to be different, regardless of their genders, colors, or sexual preferences."
One group for migrant domestic workers demanded after the episode that Lensa be removed from her employer’s house "to a place where she is no longer in fear of retribution."
"We wish to encourage each other to participate in this collective movement to assert our right to navigate public spaces on our own terms."
"...it seems incredible that, at this point, our testimony is still put into question."
Brazilian scholar Flávia Rios reflects on achievements and challenges in the struggle for racial and gender equality.
With the Election of Its First Afro-Descendant Vice President, Costa Rica Takes a Step Forward in the Fight Against Racism
“It is a way of reclaiming not only the Costa Rican black community, but the entire black community of Latin America."
Education Against the Odds: How a Student and Mother from Afghanistan’s Central Highlands Stole Social Media's Heart
"Twenty years from now, that child will see this photo in a better Afghanistan."