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Murder at the Border: How the U.S. & Mexico Turn a Blind Eye to Femicide

Johanna Ferreira
HipLatina partnered with National Geographic in advance of its new show Trafficked featuring the trailblazing female journalist Mariana van Zeller who goes inside the world’s deadliest black markets. In this series on HipLatina, we take a deep dive into femicide...
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Latin America Is One of the Most Dangerous Places in the World to Be a Woman

Mariela Rosario
HipLatina partnered with National Geographic in advance of its new show Trafficked featuring the trailblazing female journalist Mariana Van Zeller who goes inside the world’s deadliest black markets. In this series on HipLatina, we take a deep dive into femicide and the dangers...
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Mexican Artist & Activist Isabel Cabanillas Murdered in Juárez, Mexico

Virginia Isaad
Activist, feminist, single mother and artist Isabel Cabanillas de la Torre”s body was found Saturday with bullet wounds on her chest in Ciudad Júarez, Chihuahua, Mexico sparking demonstrations calling for justice. Cabanillas went missing Friday night after leaving a bar...
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Christina Aguilera Gets Emotional Speaking About Surviving Childhood Domestic Violence

Virginia Isaad
Christina Aguilera fans know her as a fierce fighter but she’s also a survivor of domestic violence. During an awards ceremony she got emotional after she was honored with the Community Hero award by a women’s domestic violence shelter. “It’s...
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Lady Gaga Taking This Long To Disavow R. Kelly Speaks to the Bigger Problem Surrounding Sexual Abuse

HipLatina
Unless you’ve been living under a rock, chances are you’ve heard about Lifetime’s Surviving R. Kelly, a three-part documentary series profiling the women who have survived sexual abuse and violence from Robert “R. Kelly” Kelly. The series which was produced...
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6 Questions We Are All Asking After Watching ‘Surviving R. Kelly’

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When major cultural catastrophes occur, the Internet can feel like one of the most cathartic places to go. We rely on our digital community to develop our collective memory, debate and react, and even enforce social change. In the wake...