#Latin America

  • Article: 4 Women Are Killed Every Day in Brazil as Femicide Persists
    Girls & Women

    4 Women Are Killed Every Day in Brazil as Femicide Persists

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Sophie Maes|Feb. 5, 2019

    Women living in poverty or belonging to marginalized groups are at highest risk of violence. Read more

  • Article: Uruguay Guarantees Trans Rights With Historic Legislation
    Citizenship

    Uruguay Guarantees Trans Rights With Historic Legislation

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Joanna Prisco|Oct. 25, 2018

    The vote comes just as the US attempts to roll back protections for the trans community. Read more

  • Article: What Mexico's New President-Elect Means for Poverty and Inequality
    Citizenship

    What Mexico's New President-Elect Means for Poverty and Inequality

    By Joe McCarthy|July 2, 2018

    He has the opportunity to reshape the country. Read more

  • Article: Scientists Are Racing Against Time to Stop Bananas From Being 'Wiped Out'
    Food & Hunger

    Scientists Are Racing Against Time to Stop Bananas From Being 'Wiped Out'

    By Imogen Calderwood  and  Erica Sanchez|June 18, 2018

    We've become completely reliant on one type of banana. Now a disease could lead to its extinction. Read more

  • Article: Here's Why Tens of Thousands of Chilean Women Took to the Streets This Week
    Girls & Women

    Here's Why Tens of Thousands of Chilean Women Took to the Streets This Week

    By Phineas Rueckert  and  Erica Sanchez|June 7, 2018

    "Machismo kills." Read more

  • Article: Activists Call Out 'Lethal Strategy of Repression' Against Student Protesters in Nicaragua
    Citizenship

    Activists Call Out 'Lethal Strategy of Repression' Against Student Protesters in Nicaragua

    By Phineas Rueckert  and  Erica Sanchez|May 30, 2018

    At least 76 people have been killed in anti-government protests. Read more

  • Article: Venezuela's Hunger Crisis Is Forcing Children to Drop Out of School
    Food & Hunger

    Venezuela's Hunger Crisis Is Forcing Children to Drop Out of School

    May 4, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Neighbouring Colombia's president described the situation as a "humanitarian crisis." Read more

  • Article: Catcalling Is Now a Criminal Offense in These Chilean Suburbs
    Girls & Women

    Catcalling Is Now a Criminal Offense in These Chilean Suburbs

    By Daniele Selby  and  Erica Sanchez|May 2, 2018

    Those found guilty of street harassment could be fined up to $385. Read more