Culture

Revolutionary Threads as Artistic Expression

Victoria Villasana and her work
Victoria Villasana is a textile artist from Mexico who likes to mix history and tradition with pop culture and contemporary patterns.

Professional Mermaids and their Viral Accounts

Mermaid Elle Photograpy
As flattering and beautiful as it looks from the outside, actually being a mermaid is a lot of work.

The Artist Blessed by Diego Rivera's Spirit that Shows through her Paintings Tehuantepec History

Julin Contreras
This Tehuana artist has the steps of her father, a sculptor, and painter, which was close to Diego Rivera, one of the leading icons of Mexican Muralism.

Tehuana Woman: cultural icon of femininity and empowerment in Mexico

Tehuana women
The colorful state of Oaxaca is the home of Tehuana women, a community known for their confidence, hard work, power, and beauty.

The Mexican Viral Artist that Will Make You Smile with her Drawings

Karen Castilla
The Mexican illustrator with more than 225,000 followers and 400,000 likes on Instagram

Anne Carson wins Princess of Asturias award

Anne Carson
Canadian writer Anne Carson is the ninth woman to win the Princess of Asturias Award for Literature in 40 years .

Celebrate women every day. Time's 100 Women of the Year

American aviator / pilot Amelia Earhart
On Friday, a few days before International Women´s Day, Time magazine released '100 Women of the Year', a list celebrating influential females.

Here's what to watch on International Women's Day

Still from the trailer of the video 'Because She Watched'.
Netflix and UN Women launched "Because She Watched", a collection of TV shows, movies, and documentaries curated by women from all over the world.

Women, identity loss and acid attacks

Women covering her face.
Most acid attacks towards women use the face as a target as a way to erase their identity and make their interpersonal relationships harder.

Women who rewrite history in Colombia: Kiana, the queen of the heroic

Khianna Lacouture Doria.
Kiana, a Trans woman member of the table of victims of the armed conflict in the city of Cartagena, talks about her experience as a queen of sexual diversity.

'Abortion is normal', an exhibition that fights for reproductive rights

Abortion rights activist
This exhibition, curated by Jasmine Wahi and Rebecca Pauline Jampol, is taking place in New York and is raising awareness about abortion rights.

What can you do in 2020 to help achieve gender parity?

Three women during a meeting.
Since recent research shows that we are still far from gender parity, here are a few things you can do in 2020 to help shorten the gap
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