Category Patriarchy

Death in the Palace

By Lydia Cacho December 20, 2010 [Spanish original] Translated by Scott Campbell I received a message on Thursday: “It’s December 16, they murdered Marisela Escobedo. What do we do now, Lydia?” The shock was immense; I knew Marisela, an admirable…

The right to decide

Oaxaca, Oax. 15 Octubre ’09 By Zihuatl-Mujeres de Palabra On September 9, 2009 the State Congress of Oaxaca approved a reform in the State Constitution Article 12 to outlaw abortion, effectively violating the rights of women, their reproductive autonomy, and…