In a country with 86 murders for every 100,000 inhabitants, journalists and farmers appear to be in particular danger. Joining the discussion with presenter Shihab Rattansi are guests: Annie Bird, the co-director of Rights Action, a community development and human rights organisation operating in several Latin American countries; Dalphine Hagland, the Washington DC director for Reporters Without Borders; and Dana Frank, a Honduras historian.
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A day after Marielle’s murder, Brazilian poets spontaneously posted poems about her murder and legacy on various social media accounts. These poems were then published in 2018 in a collection published by Quintal Edições titled: Um girassol nos teus cabelos – poemas para Marielle Franco (A Sunflower in Her Hair – Poems for Marielle Franco).
LAB is excited to invite you to the second instalment of the Voices of Latin America webinar series, this time focusing on LGBTQ+ rights and machismo.
Mujer del Soldado sensitively portrays the lives of victims of sexual violence during Peru's civil war and their fight to regain dignity through sorority and a lawsuit against their assailants.
On International Women’s Day this past Monday 8 March, 2021, women and their allies throughout the region took to the streets to protest against discrimination, inequality and violence against women and girls. Here is how the day was celebrated across the region.
In the run-up to International Women’s Day in Mexico City and in spite of the pandemic that is sweeping the country, the women’s movement planned a demonstration to demand a life free from violence.
While public demonstrations effect social change around Latin America, violence in Colombia skyrockets. Must the country reach rock bottom before things can change?
Geomapping has enabled quilombola communities in Goiás state, Brazil, to demarcate their land, apply for titles and mount a defence against invading soya farmers, ranchers, miners and land thieves. They are now receiving international recognition.