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.
The use and exploitation of words and images has historically favoured men in whose hands, lies the authority of important and universal texts concerning the conduct of cultures and nations. Women have been the losers as a result. Marjorie Andrea González Ramírez It doesn’t always happen, but it happens […]