Fighting for women's rights in the Colombian municipality of Buenaventura can be a dangerous task, and Gloria Amparo Arboleda knows it just too well.
Venezuela on Monday said two activists who were deported from Colombia last week would be facing charges for failing to register with authorities every 21 days.
One in 10 girls worldwide have been forced into a sexual act, and six in 10 children ages 2 to 14 are regularly beaten by parents and caregivers, according to a report issued Thursday by the United Nations’ children’s agency, Unicef.
It's early in the morning and with her juvenile looks and a rucksack with a flowery pattern dangling from one shoulder, 22-year-old Laura looks like just another student rushing to class on Bogota's mass transit system - the Transmilenio.
Belmopan, Belize. Astana, Kazakhstan. Brasília, Brazil. Naypyidaw, Myanmar. Abuja, Nigeria. And now, Santiago del Estero, Argentina?