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Army Investigation Concludes Vanessa Guillén Was Sexually Harassed by Superior

Months after an investigation into the murder of Army specialist Vanessa Guillén was initiated, the U.S. Army has released a report confirming that Guillén, who was allegedly killed by fellow soldier Aaron Robinson on April 22, 2020, was sexually harassed...
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Karina Daza Pens Feminist Anthem ‘Mujeres Will Riot’ Inspired by Vanessa Guillén

Inspired by the tragic death of U.S. Army soldier Vanessa Guillén and the dozens of assaults on women being held at ICE detention centers, Colombian-Puerto Rican singer Karina Daza has united 14 female musicians and engineers to create a powerful new...
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Mexican-American Elderly Woman Beaten After Mistaken for Being Asian

Virginia Isaad
Warning: Images may be disturbing and upsetting Amid the ongoing violence against the Asian community, an elderly Mexican-American woman, mistaken for being Asian, was attacked on Friday in Los Angeles. The woman only been identified only as Becky, 70, and...
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Family Demands Justice After 18-Year-Old Latina’s Body Found in Riverbed

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
The body of 18-year-old Aisha Nava Míreles was found under a bridge in Los Angeles on March 29, 2021, and despite clear signs of a struggle and her family’s suspicions that she was kidnapped and murdered, police have closed the...
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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 and the...
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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...
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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...