Nidia writes about migration, gender issues, social protest, and youth movements in Latin America and the U.S.. She's currently at NYU, working toward a Master's degree in global journalism and Latin American Studies.
Latest posts by Nidia Bautista
The Difficult Work of Building an Inclusive, Women-Led Coalition to Resist Trump
"If you want to know if you are going the right way follow women of color, brothers and sisters."
Native American Pipeline Resistance at Standing Rock Resonates Around the Globe
"Stay strong. Be strong. And you have relatives all over the world to stand with you."
Ignorance About Transgender Identities in the US and Mexico and the Challenges of Winning Asylum
A recent report highlights transgender human rights abuses in Mexico, and how the US immigration system has made accessing asylum particularly difficult.
‘Visions From The Inside’ Illustrates the Struggles and Resilience of Migrants Caught in US Detention Centers
Fourteen artists created illustrations based on the testimonies of migrants detained in for-profit detention facilities in the US.
Migrant Women Confront and Resist Sexual Assault on Journey to the United States
Approximately 80% of Central American women who attempt to cross Mexico are raped, according to some reports.