Teodora is a socio-cultural anthropologist and translator with international professional and educational background. Teodora has extensive translation and editing experience for academic presses, print and online media. As researcher, Teodora is interested in promoting a better understanding of the complex contemporary social, political, cultural and environmental issues, with a focus on the underrepresented perspectives of the marginalized, indigenous communities worldwide. With cultural and social sensitivity, Teodora contributes to projects, like Global Voices, that raise awareness about the inequalities, lack of freedom and human rights violations around the world.
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Is it a tribute to the Armenian people or a religious reference? Historians are still debating.
"The 'National Day of Spain' is a mockery and offense to our Indigenous and Afro-descendent peoples."
In a study, Chileans considered themselves mostly 'whiter' than other Latin Americans and considered migrants 'dirtier.'
In the face of the environmental and humanitarian catastrophe, indigenous women like Germinda Casupá take on the defense of their territory.
"I dare to say that Cuba is facing the worst crisis in its history, becoming a humanitarian crisis similar to the one that Venezuela has gone through in recent years."
"Being part of Awá families, I believe that any situation that affects the territory, the social, cultural, and spiritual fabric of our people and our Awá families implies being a direct victim."
Since January 2020, more than 23,000 migrants have arrived on the Canary Islands.
"The majority of the indigenous people believe that El Mallku—Felipe Quispe—transcended his life by fighting for his people."
"Our individual and collective history is not a static point in time and space, but a dynamic process that can be redefined and interpreted in another way."
"The '1984' book by George Orwell provides an understanding of the existing analogies with the oppressive Cuban society."
The Indigenous-led telecommunications organization can continue to provide affordable cell phone access to local communities in Oaxaca.
Investigative project by four digital media platforms from Ecuador and Guatemala collects data on “pro-life” groups.
If the lesson from the pandemic is that we will survive thanks to internet connectivity and technology, then we are lost.
The violation of the bodies and lives of women sterilized against their will and the delays in delivering justice mark Peru as a perpetrator of human rights violations.
Iconic comic strip character Mafalda became "a universal symbol of rebellion and faith in a better world."
"The independence of these countries where we Aymara live did not mean the liberation of the Aymara, but a change of 'master'."
The lack of representation in television reflects how the Peruvian state, in its 200-year history, has treated its indigenous peoples: in a colonial, racist and discriminatory way.
Through photos, Cubans tell stories of their COVID-19 lockdown.
At least 24 new media outlets have been created since 2018, and the already established media outlets are adapting to produce multimedia content.
Indigenous and Afro-descendant communities in Colombia denounce the assassination of human rights defenders
"The answer should not be force. The militarization of the territory generates more panic and anxiety."