Lo que las mujeres bolivianas pueden enseñar a las mujeres alrededor del mundo

La violencia de género ha estado en la primera plana de la prensa internacional en los últimos años. Movimientos como #MeToo (#YoTambien) han elevado la voz de aquellas mujeres que alguna vez se mantuvieron en silencio. Latinoamérica no es ninguna excepción. Euronews reportó cuando miles de mujeres se reunieron en La Paz para protestar en contra de la violencia de género. Esta reunión fue un hito revolucionario en Bolivia, donde las mujeres aún eran vistas como propiedad ante

What Bolivian Women can Teach Women Around the World

Gender-based violence (GBV) has been forefront in international news in recent years. Movements such as the #MeToo movement have given voice to women who once were silent. Latin America is no exception. Euronews reported on the thousands of women who gathered in La Paz this past year to protest Bolivia’s gender-based violence. This gathering of women is revolutionary in Bolivia where women were seen as property in the eyes of Bolivian law until 2013 when Evo Morales signed in

#25N

#25N I was pushing through crowds of people on Santa Cruz, Bolivia’s Plaza Principal on November 25th five years ago today. I wondered why so many people were on the plaza on a late Monday morning. I couldn’t ask. I was an English teacher at an international school. I didn’t speak Spanish. Words were being chanted by someone with a bullhorn on the cathedral steps. Crowds chanted back. A woman held up a sign with a few words I recognized: mujeres and violencia. Women, violence

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