"When you get trapped in the destruction, open the door to creation. "

Anais Nin, French writer,1903-1977

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Puerto Rico: Majority of legal complaints in “post Hurricane María” devastation based on gender violence

María Suárez Toro ESCRIBANA October 19, 2017   442 cases of requests for protection orders for gender violence under Law 54 have been filed since Hurricane María hit the island on September 20, 2017. Women activists are stepping forward in support of women in their...

Immigrant women in sanctuary demand that state and federal officials listen to their voices

By Margie Thompson, ESCRIBANA In honor of International Women’s Day 2018, four immigrant women in sanctuary in Colorado united their voices virtually via video in an historic encounter across the miles to launch the  People's Resolution: Creating a Path Forward on...

Why American Feminists Should Mourn FEMEN’s Oksana Shachko

And how FEMEN cleared the way for #MeToo   By Nadia Kaneva This has been the summer of celebrity suicides. When the tragic passing of fashion designer Kate Spade hit the news, she was lauded for having created a brand that helped women be “both feminine and feminist.”...

A Child’s Wish: Listening to Children’s Voices in the Immigrant Rights Movement

It is my wish…that my mom will always be with me…that our family can stay together…that my dad could be with me again…. that I don’t have to be afraid anymore…   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EtEOWz0WL0U&feature=youtu.be "A Child's Wish," a PSA from the "This is...

Entre Mujeres en Guatemala: Las mas fuerte solidaridad nace de las conexiones

María Suárez Toro, Escribana 10 de julio 2018 Perdieron tanto que ni siquiera habían alcanzado a contabilizarlo todo cuando llegó el grupo de CRAFTCO Guatemala a trabajar con ellas en la escuelita convertida en albergue cuando los embates de Volcán de Fuego a escasos...

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