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”

Student activists from the University of Puerto Rico speak at NYU

For almost a year now students from the University of Puerto Rico (UPR) have been organizing demonstrations in protest of education budget cuts in Puerto Rico.  In December of last year, the protests turned violent when student demonstrations, precipitated by a proposed $800 annual tuition increase, were met with violent repression. Police officers and privateContinue reading “Student activists from the University of Puerto Rico speak at NYU”