Author: Nicole Rothwell

In Her Name: Nadia Vera

Nadia’s strength, creativity, bravery and determination to create a world of justice is a legacy to learn from. It’s vital to follow Nadia’s lead, to seek justice for her, Yesenia, Mile, Alejandra,

In Her Name: Rocío Mesino Mesino

It’s been two years since Rocío Mesino, environmental and human rights activist, was shot to death in broad daylight in the Mexican state of Guerrero while helping rebuild a community destroyed by

Mexico City’s Global Climate March 2015

Thousands of people gathered at Mexico City’s symbolic Monument to the Revolution, demanding climate justice and respect for the environment in anticipation of the COP21 talks in Paris. A mix of environmental

In Her Name: Marisela Escobedo Ortiz

The defensoras, or women human rights defenders, embody courage every moment as systematic violence has broadened its target toward them as a way to disempower women activists, weaken movements for social change,

Ayotzinapa On the Ground and Across Borders

The traumatic events in Iguala and the inadequate, even corrupt, state response has provoked mourning and indignation. The attacks, assassinations, and disappearances of the Ayotzinapa students awakened the consciousness of Mexico, and