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Migrant Women

Sexual Assault: From Central America to the Halls of Family Detention Centers

Pierre R. Berastaín | Posted 06.26.2016 | Politics
Pierre R. Berastaín

The resilience of these women, men and children in fighting to protect their human rights must not go unnoticed. We must continue to challenge the existence of these centers and force the President to acknowledge that detention worsens the trauma migrants have to live with and to recognize that detention is far from a humane response.

Unprecedented Border Enforcement Proves Costly for Women, Children and Families

Michelle Brané | Posted 04.16.2013 | Politics
Michelle Brané

What does unprecedented enforcement spending actually mean for a vulnerable migrant seeking protection in the United States?

Injustice, Race and Gender: Violence Against Migrant Women Won't End After DSK Case

Michelle Chen | Posted 09.12.2011 | Women
Michelle Chen

The narrative of the immigrant housekeeper assaulted by a European official perfectly illustrates an axiom of violence and power: the wider the gap between genders and races, the greater the latitude of injustice.