For more than two decades, advocates in Latin America and the Caribbean have come together on September 28th to demand governments decriminalize abortion, provide access to safe and legal abortion services, and bring an end to the stigma faced by women who have had an abortion. This year, two...Read more
For more than two decades, advocates in Latin America and the Caribbean have come together on September 28th to demand governments decriminalize abortion, provide access to safe and legal abortion services, and bring an end to the stigma faced by women who have had an abortion. This year, two...Read more
Valentina is 4 years old and she has known me since she was born. She’s the niece of my partner Abel, and according to Valentina, both of us are her uncles and a part of her family. Valentina doesn’t know that I am an advocate working for LGBT rights globally. She only knows that both of her uncles...Read more
Valentina is 4 years old and she has known me since she was born. She’s the niece of my partner Abel, and according to Valentina, both of us are her uncles and a part of her family. Valentina doesn’t know that I am an advocate working for LGBT rights globally. She only knows that both of her uncles...Read more
How can you increase the size of your penis? How many times a day can you masturbate? Can you get a sexually transmitted infection if you touch yourself? As a health promoter in rural Oaxaca, Mexico, Mauricio Cruz Avendaño is commonly asked these types of questions. Motivated by the goal of...Read more
How can you increase the size of your penis? How many times a day can you masturbate? Can you get a sexually transmitted infection if you touch yourself? As a health promoter in rural Oaxaca, Mexico, Mauricio Cruz Avendaño is commonly asked these types of questions. Motivated by the goal of...Read more
Throughout Mexico, Mexfam employs approximately 1,000 health promoters. These promoters educate community members about sexual ad reproductive health and provide a much-needed link to Mexfam’s clinical services—as well as condoms and contraception—in rural and underserved areas. As part of this...Read more
Throughout Mexico, Mexfam employs approximately 1,000 health promoters. These promoters educate community members about sexual ad reproductive health and provide a much-needed link to Mexfam’s clinical services—as well as condoms and contraception—in rural and underserved areas. As part of this...Read more
To supplement our series on Mexico, we are excerpting a chapter from a newly published book, The Unfinished Revolution: Voices from the Global Fight for Women's Rights, that explains why it is crucial to understand and address the violence faced by women at the Mexico-US border: Nowhere in the US...Read more
Mexico has the second largest economy in Latin America, but about 52% of the country’s total income held by the wealthiest 20% of the population, and persistent inequalities remain a major challenge to development. The fact that Mexico's population is very young— 29% of Mexicans are between the...Read more