Latin American Women Face Forced Sterilization

            Rafael Garibay Rodríguez This research blog aims to bring awareness to the forced sterilization that is experienced by women across Latin America. In this digital case study, we are specifically interested in looking at two groups that have been targeted — women with HIV and indigenous women in Peru….

Small Town Mystery; Justice for the mothers of Kettleman City

Kettleman City, California is a small town located in the heart of the Central Valley. Over ninety percent of the population has migrated from Mexico, they lack education, live in poverty and don’t speak English. Such factors have resulted in the exploitation of the small town by the state whom has located the largest waste…

The [Partial] Decriminalization of Abortion in Colombia, 2000s – Now

By E.G.S. What’s the situation on abortion laws in Colombia? Before 2006, Colombia was one of eight Latin American countries that restricted abortion under all circumstances. However, A 2006 Constitutional Court ruling authorized the practice of abortion under any of the following three circumstances: If the pregnancy poses a risk to the health or life…