Women’s Rights


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¡Wepa! María Rivera Becomes Rhode Island’s First Latina Mayor

The daughter of hardworking Puerto Rican parents proudly carries “la mancha de plátano” in her DNA.

Meet Nellie Gorbea: The Boricua that Keeps Making History in Rhode Island

Being a Latina in a sea of white political power doesn’t deter this native Puerto Rican. ¡Al contrario! It has inspired her to work harder for inclusion.

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This Woman Came to the US for a Better Life. She Says ICE’s Abuse Awaited Her Instead.

Elizabeth was detained when her baby was just 4 months old. She is part of a class-action petition and complaint that includes 14 women who claim they suffered medical abuse while in immigration custody.

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Sen. Mike Lee Just Reminded Everyone How Atrocious He Is

Lee was the sole senator to object to two national museums to commemorate women and Latinos.

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Lawyers and Victims Are Narrowing in on Notorious Georgia ICE Gynecologist

A Georgia ICE gynecologist is being accused of performing medical procedures against the consent of detained women.

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Women Who Accused Gynecologist of Unnecessary Procedures Should Be Able to Apply for Visas, Democrats Say

The immigrant women allege that a doctor conducted nonconsensual gynecological procedures while they were at Irwin County Detention Center.

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Latino Leaders to Biden: We Need Representation in Your Cabinet

"Hispanics are close to 20% of Americans, but we have never been equitably represented in the Cabinet or other appointments,” Latino group says.