It was June 28, 1969. At that time, there was a concentration of bars and venues frequented by LGBTIQ+ individuals located in New York’s East Village neighborhood. They were illegal establishments and, for the most part, controlled by the mob. Police harassment was frequent, with periodic raids and arrests. This was so until June 28 at 1:30 a.m., when, during one of these … [Read more...] about How can justice systems mitigate violence against the LGBTIQ+ community?
How to Become vaccinated against gender-based violence
Violence against women is a much older pandemic than COVID-19. UN Women has described this violence as a shadow pandemic, calling for making it visible to society so that it is not completely overlooked-overshadowed by current COVID-related news and the resulting economic consequences. Gender-based Violence and COVID-19 COVID-19 has not only hidden gender-based violence … [Read more...] about How to Become vaccinated against gender-based violence
This is Not a Game: Education, Machismo and Violence
On May 17, we celebrate Father's Day. Beyond the festive connotations of the date, the day is an excellent opportunity to reflect on how the education of children and the social models that surround them play a vital role in the values that will guide their adult life. What kind of parents are we, and what parents do we want our children to be? Numerous studies show that … [Read more...] about This is Not a Game: Education, Machismo and Violence