The attack was 11 years ago now. Patricia Espitia was 27 years old and was on holiday. She was walking down the street when two people came over to her and, suddenly, “everything started burning”. In Colombia around 100 crimes of this type happen every year. With a population of 48 million, this is one of the highest rates per capita. The perpetrators are primarily men while the victims are mainly women.
Nowadays, our world is having to deal with a tangible climate change crisis. The deserts are advancing, the poles are melting, sea levels are rising, and oceans are getting more acid. Those are just some of the effects caused by global warming, but even with this catastrophic scenario, not all […]
The act codifies the economic, commercial and financial embargo that the US imposed on Cuba almost six decades ago, seeks to strengthen the siege on an international level and establish a plan for transition and interference in the Caribbean nation. Livia Rodríguez “The Helms-Burton Act emerged in a […]
The African activists Mary Oloiparuni, Asha Ismail and Jaha Mapenzi Dukureh do not know each other but they share a painful experience: they all suffered genital mutilation. Pain, haemorrhages and scars persist almost 20 years later in the young woman’s memory. Laura Becquer Paseiro Mary Oloiparuni was subjected […]
The world of the 21st century has to deal with a crisis of democracy and a loss of values. In response to that, the Right is presenting as a solution, an answer filled with hate and racism. History repeats itself, but today there are people fighting back. Nathan Raia […]