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Redressing Gendered Health Inequalities of Displaced Women and Girls

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Police brutally killed Victoria Salazar: how are feminists representing her death in a dignified way?
Police brutally killed Victoria Salazar: how are feminists representing her death in a dignified way?

  The police killed Victoria Salazar in Tulum, Mexico, on 27 March 2021, in a very brutal and very public way. Victoria, like many other Central American migrant and refugee women, fled her home country El Salvador precisely because of violence. This just adds to the tragic nature of her killing. The case has made […]

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The Quintana Roo sit-in represents a historic step towards legalisation of abortion in Mexico
The Quintana Roo sit-in represents a historic step towards legalisation of abortion in Mexico

The Quintana Roo Feminist Network’s 94-day sit-in at the State Congress recently came to an end after legislators agreed to hold a vote on legalisation of abortion. Although that vote was lost, the decision will allow the movement to take the fight to the Supreme Court, which could have major ramifications for sexual and reproductive […]

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¿Proteger a los Migrantes o Revertir la Migración? COVID-19 y los Riesgos de una Crisis Prolongada en América Latina
¿Proteger a los Migrantes o Revertir la Migración? COVID-19 y los Riesgos de una Crisis Prolongada en América Latina

CONTEXTO: COVID-19 AFECTA DESPROPORCIONADAMENTE A MIGRANTES EN AMÉRICA LATINA Los países de Centro y Sudámerica han visto un crecimiento de flujos migratorios y de refugiados sin precedente. Desde 2015, alrededor de 5 millones de refugiados y migrantes Venezolanos y medio millón provenientes de El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras huyeron a países vecinos (1,2). La migración forzada […]

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Protecting Migrants or Reversing Migration? COVID-19 and the risks of a protracted crisis in Latin America
Protecting Migrants or Reversing Migration? COVID-19 and the risks of a protracted crisis in Latin America

CONTEXT: MIGRANTS AFFECTED DISPROPORTIONATELY BY COVID-19 ACROSS LATIN AMERICA   Central and South American countries have experienced an unprecedented flow of refugees and migrants with an estimated 5 million Venezuelan refugees and migrants and half a million from El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras fleeing to neighbouring countries since 2015 (1,2). Forced migration in these countries is […]

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A Covid-19 ameaça a saúde e os direitos de mulheres e meninas migrantes na América Latina
A Covid-19 ameaça a saúde e os direitos de mulheres e meninas migrantes na América Latina

As emergências sanitárias exacerbam quase todas as formas de injustiça social no Sul Global. Preconceitos estatais, falhas de governança e respostas políticas inadequadas e inapropriadas deixam legados que podem ser tão graves quanto a própria doença. Em situações de crise, o fornecimento de serviços públicos e o acesso a serviços de saúde e de bem-estar […]

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La Covid-19 amenaza a las mujeres y niñas migrantes en América Latina
La Covid-19 amenaza a las mujeres y niñas migrantes en América Latina

Las emergencias sanitarias exacerban casi todas las formas de injusticia social en el Sur Global. Los prejuicios estatales, las fallas de gobernanza y las respuestas políticas inadecuadas e inapropiadas dejan legados que pueden ser tan graves como la enfermedad misma. En situaciones de crisis, la provisión de servicios públicos y el acceso a los servicios […]

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Displaced women and girls in Latin America threatened by COVID-19
Displaced women and girls in Latin America threatened by COVID-19

Health emergencies exacerbate almost every form of social injustice in the global South. State biases, governance failures and inadequate and inappropriate policy responses leave legacies that can be as bad as the disease itself. In situations of crisis, public service provision and access to health and welfare services can rapidly deteriorate. The impacts are greatest […]

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