I was teased, scorned, and labeled. I was bullied and humiliated in public. My 'friends' reacted in the only way they were taught to: with disgust.
I managed to escape. I fled from the hell that held me captive. Thank God I still have a voice to say what happened to me.
In our community, you are either a man or a woman. I grew up as a man due to my community’s expectations and having been born in the 70s, a time when no one knew about intersex people. I was therefore forced to live and act like a man.
Hospital bills, fraudulent doctors, poverty and COVID-19 all contribute to a rise of impoverished teen mothers with nowhere to turn.
Cecilia Torres Mana was Ángel Cabrera's girlfriend. Now he's in jail and she still lives in fear.
I want my son to know that his mother was a brave woman. I want him to grow up and know that even when she was in pain, she wanted to caution everyone against the infection.
Gilma Vianna is the first woman to reach the position of Zone Manager in Uruguay. After a long career that has gone from working on soccer fields and tribunals to accompanying the former President, she managed to make her mark and become a trailblazer.