Fighting Corruption in Peru with Perra Vida's Hardcore Feminist Punk
"The incredibly high number of femicides, rapes, and sexual exploitation—in conjunction with many other horrible things, it makes you want to collapse and cry. But it can also motivate you to actually do something."
Domestic Violence Abusers Can Still Legally Purchase Guns
Currently, the Lautenberg Act bans those convicted of domestic violence from purchasing a gun, but there is still a major loophole in the law, which has not been addressed in 23 states.
Marielle Franco, Activist Against Brazil's Police Brutality, Assassinated in Rio
The Brazilian councilwoman—recognized for her advocacy against police brutality, sexual violence, and racial inequality, and for championing women’s and LGBTQ rights—was shot dead on Wednesday in Rio de Janeiro.