Mexican women are sick of turning the other cheek. Who can blame them?


 Women in Mexico City write femicide victims’ names onto metal barriers authorities had installed in anticipation of violence on International Women’s Day. Jesus would certainly understand the frustration Mexico’s women feel By Sarah DeVries/MexicoNewsDaily Oh no, I thought as I read the headline: “A new take on the Stations of the Cross: Feminists give JesusContinue reading “Mexican women are sick of turning the other cheek. Who can blame them?”

Peru: Starting July, women at risk of femicide will receive protection


The Ministry of Women and Vulnerable Populations approved a protocol to protect women in danger of femicide. By: Hillary Ojeda/Peru This Week In November of 2013, the Peruvian Institute for Statistics and Information (INEI) reported that femicide had more than doubled since 2012. By July of 2014 last year, 56 femicides had been reported. The numbersContinue reading “Peru: Starting July, women at risk of femicide will receive protection”