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Alcoholism, domestic violence, corruption, poverty — the deck is stacked against the women of high altitude indigenous communities in Veracruz. But an upstart human rights group is helping them turn the tables.

Johh-Michael Torres and Michael Hoy complete 25 hours of training to become Natural Helpers. (Photo by Jill Mangaliman)

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Feb. 14th is International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. What should men be doing?

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The name Malala Yousufzai was new to me until recently. But the power of her words wasn’t. Back in 2009, when her hometown in Swat Valley...

A market in El Salvador, which has the highest rate of homicide against women in the world. (Photo from Flickr by Jpeg Jedi)

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Inside a conference room in Seattle’s Municipal building all eyes are fixed on Shira Downs as tears run down her face. She's talking about...