Women articles

Undocumented victims of domestic violence now face bigger threat from Dept. of Homeland Security than from their attackers

LatinaLista — The statement from the attorney of Safe Horizons, the largest assistance agency for victims of domestic violence in New York City, was shocking. According to an interview she granted with Women’s Enews, the attorney confessed that she nor her colleagues advise their undocumented clients to call the police anymore after they get beat

New campaign launched during Fashion Week raises awareness of the plight of returning female veterans

LatinaLista — There are more than 1.8 million women veterans — the highest number in American history. Yet, resources and support services for these women when they return to civilian life after being deployed remains insufficient and inefficient. These women, who leave their children, spouses and families behind, to serve in some of the most