Mexico

  • Street Harassment and Beyond

      In late April of this year (2016) thousands of Mexican women in more than 30 cities across the country took to the streets demanding a stop to violence against women and in particular to street harassment. Under the #Vivas NosQueremos (literally we want ourselves alive) motto, according to official numbers...
  • Bienvenidx – Mare Avertencia Lirika

    Mare Avertencia Lirika is a Zapotec hip-hop artist from the state of Oaxaca, Mexico who is redefining Rap, a genre that for some is associated with aggression, violence and misogyny. However, for Mare, rap has become a means of expression not only of her indigenous roots but also of...
  • The Green Roofs of Mexico City

    Original post on our partner’s’ website at Innovate Development Air pollution is not a new phenomenon. From the Great Smog of London in 1952 to the recent shutdown of Beijing, air pollution has long been a staple component of the industrial city. It is a major contributor to respiratory illness, cardiovascular...
  • In Transit to Detention: Child Migrants in Mexico

    Nearly a year ago, the surge of unaccompanied child migrants constantly made the headlines, making it the “new” humanitarian crisis in the North American region. Although the phenomenon of accompanied children was not new, the Central America–Mexico–United States migration corridor experienced this type of migration in unprecedented numbers, nearly...