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For This Group of Feminists in El Salvador, Change Begins From the Ground Up

La Colectiva serves to protect girls and women from gender-based violence

Women at a feminist school organized by La Colectiva in San Salvador. Photos: Courtesy of the author.

“In this house, we want a life that is free of violence against women,” reads a spray-painted message on the walls of Suchitoto, a small town in El Salvador’s Cuscatlan Department. The street art is hard to miss…




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Lorena Rios

Lorena Rios

Freelance multimedia journalist currently based in Mexico City. Citizen of the world but considered Mexican by most.

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