Impunity Makes Mexico Dangerous for Everyone

Posted by Nidia Bautista – MA Candidate in Global Journalism and CLACS at NYU. This post was written in August, 2017, based on summer research funded by the Tinker Grant.  Mexico has become a dangerous place for everyone. This summer, during the time I spent investigating feminicide in Edomex, has been terrible for human rightsContinue reading “Impunity Makes Mexico Dangerous for Everyone”

Women’s Work and Sororidad in Ecatepec

Posted by Nidia Bautista – MA Candidate in Global Journalism and CLACS at NYU Feminicide is defined as the extreme violence against women due to their gender, marked by impunity that violates their human rights and results in death. It’s a word that names the violence inflicted on women who were strangled, raped, tortured, mutilated,Continue reading “Women’s Work and Sororidad in Ecatepec”

Ecatepec as Mexico City’s Peripheral Edge

Posted by Nidia Bautista – MA Candidate in Global Journalism and CLACS at NYU Sitting in a cafe in the heart of Mexico City, my source, a high school teacher and organizer working in Ecatepec, Mexico State (Edomex), describes the most populous municipality in the country as a perfect example of the peripheral edge. EcatepecContinue reading “Ecatepec as Mexico City’s Peripheral Edge”