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Demography

19S: Un recordatorio de impunidad.

Septiembre, tiene en México un profundo sentido de nacionalidad y amor a la patria. Durante este mes los capitalinos paseamos al anochecer por las preciosas calles del Centro Histórico de la Ciudad de México que se cubren de un verde esperanzador, blanco como signo de unidad y un rojo vivo que nos recuerda que nuestro […]

Valdes Rodriguez María José | September 11, 2018
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Abortion

Unidos Somos Fortaleza

Han pasado dos meses desde mi última entrada pero la situación actual en mi país me mantuvo ocupada y también fue un buen espacio de reflexión respecto a que podría escribir. El pasado 1 de Julio en México se llevaron a cabo las elecciones más importantes y complejas de los últimos años. La transición política […]

Valdes Rodriguez María José | August 22, 2018
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Demography

Un pueblo sin hombres Migración, un tema de Familia.

Comunidad “El Gallo” , Sierra Gorda de Querétaro, México. Semana Santa 2018. Llegamos a la Sierra aproximadamente a las 6 de la tarde un sábado previo al Domingo de Ramos, calurosos desconocíamos que para llegar a nuestra comunidad asignada para acompañarlos durante las misiones de Semana Santa tendríamos aún que recorrer una hora y media […]

Valdes Rodriguez María José | April 12, 2018
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Demography

Pablo Escobar y los jóvenes colombianos.

Colombia es un país hermoso desde donde se le mire, en el horizonte hay infinidad de paisajes entre los que se encuentran llanuras, paramos, montañas, cordilleras, selvas y desiertos. Es el país con más diversidad de aves y anfibios y el segundo más biodiverso del planeta. También, grandes riquezas minerales están bajo su suelo oro, […]

Juan Antonio Piragua Bernal | August 15, 2017
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Abortion

Private Foundations and the Expanded Mexico City Policy

On January 23, 2017, President Trump reinstated the Mexico City Policy (MCP), a Reagan-era set of guidelines intended to restrict United States funding for abortion. The Policy withholds US funding, delivered in large part through USAID and the Department of Health and Human Services, from non-US groups that advocate for abortion as a method of […]

Anthony Tokarz | June 6, 2017
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Demography

“Migration is not a choice, but a necessity”

On May 22, 2017, The Holy See hosted an event titled “Ensuring the Right of all to remain in dignity, peace and security in their countries of origin.” This highlighted a very important topic: migration. The Holy See, with other presenters, kept repeating, “Migration is not a choice, but a necessity.” Today, we live in […]

Ruth Rosa | May 25, 2017
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Demography

Should Women Migrant Workers Leave their Families in Order to Work?

On February 17th, I attended a UN Women conference which addressed women’s human rights in the global compact for safe, orderly and regular migration. I focus on migration and immigration, in my current studies, so I was understandably interested in the event. Migrations is an urgent issue affecting the globe, and it occurs for many […]

Ruth Rosa | March 3, 2017
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Abortion

“Truth” without last names

Back in January 2016, Alexandra Liebl, a student contributor of the International Youth Coalition, published the article “Abortion Rights and Oxymorons”, where she described how her opposition to abortion was grounded in her love for truth. Two months ago, (that is, almost a year after the publication of that article), a girl named Maggie published […]

J. Francisco Macías | February 10, 2017
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Demography

Is there a global ‘loneliness epidemic’?

Last month, The New York Times reported on a series of initiatives in Britain to address an unusual concern: loneliness. Describing it as a “serious public health issue” affecting mostly senior citizens, the National Health Service, along with local governments and charities, has taken steps toward improvement. They have set up 24-hour loneliness call-in lines, […]

Barbara B. | October 6, 2016
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