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Mexico’s Climate Laws Ignore Women

By Emilio Godoyl The Ajusco forest, one of Mexico City’s green lungs and water sources. Credit: Emilio Godoy/IPS MEXICO CITY, May 8 2014 (IPS) – The rural communities of San Miguel and Santo Tomás Ajusco, to the south of Mexico City, are… Continue Reading →

Global crisis on torture exposed by new worldwide campaign

Over the last five years, Amnesty International has documented on torture and other forms of ill-treatment in at least 141 countries.   “ Governments around the world are two-faced on torture – prohibiting it in law, but facilitating it in… Continue Reading →

Press Release – Mexico conference marks turning point towards nuclear weapon ban

  Nayarit point of no return:    Nayarit point of no return: Mexico conference marks turning point towards nuclear weapon ban Urgent Release. For publication and circulation Nuevo Vallarta, Nayarit, Mexico—The Second International Conference on the Humanitarian Impact of Nuclear… Continue Reading →

Press Release- Conference on Humanitarian Consequences of Nuclear Weapons, underway in Nayarit, Mexico

  URGENT RELEASE: for publication and circulation.  Nuevo Vallarta, Nayarit, Mexico—The Second International Conference on the Humanitarian Impact of Nuclear Weapons, which opens today, should be a turning point in the global effort to ban and eliminate the most destructive… Continue Reading →

I was raped at 55, this is how I responded #Vaw #Womenrights

By Beverly Donofrio Monday, July 29, 2013,   Angie Epifano ,the woman who was raped last fall at an Amherst fraternity party, reported that she could hear her friends having fun in the next room as she endured the ordeal…. Continue Reading →

Mexican Indigenous Moms Pushed, Pulled by Fertility #Vaw #Womenrights

By Vania Smith-Oka WeNews guest author   Credit: Shawna Nelles on Flickr, under Creative Commons (CC BY-NC 2.0). (WOMENSENEWS)–Most women in Amatlan consider themselves, their neighbors and their friends to be good mothers. Almost all the women in the community… Continue Reading →

Your Laughter by Chilean Poet Pablo Neruda

Poster by  Kamayani Bali Mahabal   Take bread away from me, if you wish, take air away, but … do not take from me your laughter. Do not take away the rose, the lance flower that you pluck, the water… Continue Reading →

#VAW -Raped by stepfather at 13, Forced to illegal abortion #Mexico

We must never forget! RH Reality Check / By Dawn Hill I Was Raped By My Stepfather at 13 and Forced to Get an Illegal Abortion in Mexico I became pregnant, contrary to the “scientific theories” of many modern Republicans…. Continue Reading →

Toward Universal Health Coverage

By DAVID DE FERRANTI and JULIO FRENK Published: April 5, 2012 Two recent events underscore the disparity between the United States and the rest of the world on health coverage. Last week, American reactions to the Supreme Court hearings showed… Continue Reading →

What Twitter’s New Censorship Policy Means for Human Rights

Twitter dropped quite the shocker last week when it declared its new policy to remove tweets in certain countries to abide by specific national laws. While a tweet will remain visible to the rest of the world, specific messages will… Continue Reading →

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