Gender and Feminisms

From the “Tokarev report” to the “Denisova report”

In 1981 Salvatore Puledda published his novel The Tókarev Report. At the time, the Humanist Movement was at its peak. Only 12 years had passed since Silo had delivered his harangue “The Healing of Suffering” in Punta de Vacas. There…

Interview with Danilo Urbina, from the Transdisciplinary School of Sexuality

As part of the series “Gender and Sexualities in Chile”, we interviewed Danilo Urbina, a psychologist specialising in support and counselling for young people on issues of gender and sexual orientation and a founding member of the Transdisciplinary School of…

Women of different generations, together to change the world

The new generations are going to teach the old generations how to love, how to treat each other. It will be the new generations that will begin to teach the adults with a new affection and a new understanding. Silo…

In the pandemic, gender-based violence increased by 38% in Latin America and Caribbean region

We interviewed Dr. Lupita Ramos, academic and researcher at the University of Guadalajara, Mexico, to give our listeners and readers an overview of the impact of the pandemic on girls and women. A feminist perspective on the consequences of COVID-19…

Mapuche woman elected president of the Chilean Constitutional Convention

“we express our solidarity for the suffering of the native peoples of canada”. By Claudia Aranda The Mapuche teacher, together with the ancestral spiritual authority, Machi Francisca Linconao, went up to the podium, where the new president of the Constitutional…

Pride, Prayer and Protest at St. Patrick’s Cathedral, New York

LGBT Catholics seek equal rights and equal blessings. LGBTQ Catholic New Yorkers rallied outside St. Patrick’s Cathedral on Pride Sunday. It is a tradition that goes back to 1984 when members of DIGNITY NY eventually won a legal right to…

The rebellion of the Latin American peoples and the future

The historic victory of Pedro Castillo as president-elect of Peru strengthens in geopolitical terms the wing of progressive and left-wing governments and the actions of regional integration of a sovereign and supportive nature in the region. Beyond the virulent counter-attack…

Vicarious violence does not make a distinction among genders although the vast majority of its victims are indeed women

Among all the ways in which humans are capable of inflicting violence such as physical, economic, racial, sexual, etc… psychological violence is perhaps the most rooted form of violence in our society. Its manifestation is subtle and invisible and that…

[Peru] Feminicide and Criminal Policy

In Peru there is no defined policy against feminicide. The figures are alarming. During the year 2020, 138 cases of women murdered by their own husbands, cohabitants or partners were registered. So far in 2021, 47 cases of feminicides have…

As Violence Escalates In Israel, Parents Circle Becomes A Catalyst For Change

In its continued efforts to extend a hand of peace and reconciliation, the joint Israeli-Palestinian organization, Parents Circle-Families Forum (PCFF), on May 10 held a vigil against the violence which ignited in Jerusalem at the start of Ramadan and continues…

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