At least 23 people have been burnt alive since last April to this day in protests organised by the Venezuelan opposition, as documented by Red58.org. Most of them died or were seriously injured due to prejudices against the victim because of their social status or political belief, an act […]
It is worrying to note how often the US American media report stories such as that of a small boy who killed his brother with his father’s gun, or that of two young girls caught in the cross-fire from a shoot-out. Martha Andrés Román Alarm about such cases, […]
Although the exchange of sexual services for money per se in the UK is legal, a number of related activities such as advertising, pimping and brothel-keeping are outlawed. This puts many sex workers’ rights and safety at stake. Yi ZOU About 11% of men in this country aged […]
A 72 hour strike from July 12 to 15, aims at the return of Alba Pasmino, who was unfairly dismissed despite having spent more than a decade working at the service of the University. Virginia Moreno Molina After the historic victory of the workers, who – after a […]
Since 1964 Colombia has become the theatre of various kinds of violence. The main actors of the war have been the Government, the terrorist paramilitary groups, drug traffickers, and left-wing armed guerrilla groups. Within this scenario, women have also been the target of a variety of different violations, including violence, exploitation and social marginalisation.