A Culinary Program in El Salvador Is Giving At-Risk Youths a Reason to Stay
Gastromotiva trains young Salvadorans in culinary and life skills to provide them with better work opportunities and alternatives to migration.
Inside a Court Room Specialized in Justice for Gender Violence
In El Salvador, one of the most dangerous countries in the world for women and girls, specially trained judges make sure 'machismo' culture doesn't lead to impunity for abusers and murderers.
The 'Feminist Brigade' Searching for People Trapped in Rubble in Mexico
“We are women defending women,” one volunteer told Broadly by the ruins of a factory. “We have demanded our right to defend our female comrades and their human rights.”
You Can Now Get Fined for Street Harassment in Argentina
In a unanimous vote, the city of Buenos Aires has enacted a law making public sexual harassment illegal in hopes of diminishing gender-based violence.
A Look Inside 'Rage Rooms,' Where You De-Stress by Smashing Things
As we hurtle towards the impending apocalypse, "rage rooms," which give customers a weapon, a pile of destructible objects, and a time limit, are becoming a global phenomenon.
'I Didn't Have Anywhere to Run': Migrant Women Are Facing a Rape Epidemic
An estimated 60 to 80 percent of female migrants from Central America are sexually assaulted on their journey—and perpetrators often act with total impunity.
women in war
What It's Like to Be a Female Guerrilla Fighter in Colombia
For half a century, women have fought in the Colombian jungles as members of the Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia (FARC), often referred to as the world's longest insurgency. Though they engage in combat alongside men, they're still...
El Salvador's Invisible Victims of Domestic Violence
El Salvador is one of the most dangerous countries in the world. But much of public discourse focuses on gang violence, ignoring the high rates of femicide and intimate partner abuse women in the country face.
The Life You Lose as a Child Bride in Guatemala
In Guatemala, 30 percent of girls are married by age 18. We spoke to an activist and a former child bride trying to change that.