Journalist and editorial manager for Caracas Chronicles and Cinco8 and Media analyst for Global Voices. Specialized in covering gender, humanitarian emergencies, LGBTQ communities, migration and sexual and reproductive rights.
Latest posts by Gabriela Mesones Rojo
Listen to the songs played in Mexico, Cuba, El Salvador, Colombia, Ecuador, Venezuela, Bolivia, Peru and Brazil.
A new wave of accusations has given rise to Venezuela's #MeToo movement.
The year 2020 was marked by the role of feminist and social movements in helping bring about immense political changes in Latin America and the Caribbean despite the COVID-19 pandemic.
Global Voices interviewed the leads of four projects that aim to help women facing violence during the pandemic.
"In this struggle for life, which dates back to our ancestor's memory, we will continue to demand the fulfillment of our rights."
“If I could go back to Venezuela, I’d hug my family. But it’s a dangerous road back home, and it’s even more dangerous once we get there”.
"We want to dream. We are the generation that fights and loves its community, despite the social conflicts and inequalities, we live in a constant learning process."
US and Venezuelan politicians believe that President Nicolas Maduro was behind the looting and violent protests during Black Lives Matter demonstrations in the United States.
"At the Red Cross we believe in humanity, in alleviating human suffering in every circumstance."
"We are tired of the abuse, of the constant violence. Everything we do is questioned, we encountered obstacles over and over again just to live a normal life. It is over, we are no longer afraid."
‘For this new generation of women, the public body is political,’ says founder of Chilean feminist political party
Pía Barros is a co-founder of the Feminist Alternative Party, one of the new platforms that emerged in Chile in the wake of the 2019-2020 protests.