Katherine.Andrews

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Katherine Andrews
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Katherine Andrews is a senior at the University of Pittsburgh majoring in Political Science with certificates in Global and Latin American Studies. She spent her summer interning with the Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs at the State Department and has done research with CLAS in Costa Rica and Mexico. Her focus is on gender and sexuality issues in Latin America, specifically international gender-based violence policy.

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Friday, November 10, 2017 - 09:00 0

In September 2017, Brazil’s military was deployed to manage the chaos between rival drug gangs in the Rocinha favela in...

Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 12:30 0

Uruguay has officially elected their first transgender senator. Michelle Suarez is young, passionate and a vocal advocate for increasing the rights of all transgender people. She has never shied...

Monday, October 30, 2017 - 02:00 0

Between the 1930s and the 1970s, approximately one-third of the female population of Puerto Rico was sterilized, making...

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 10:00 0

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Friday, October 13, 2017 - 09:00 0

Six countries in the world have bans on abortion under all circumstances, four of those are in Latin America. Chile,...

Monday, September 18, 2017 - 09:00 0

As Venezuela steps further away from its democratic institutions, President Maduro and opposition leaders may begin to take steps toward a solution to the political and economic turmoil in the...

Monday, May 1, 2017 - 11:00 0

It is no secret that the United States’ film and television industry has a diversity problem. Latinos make up 17% of...

Monday, April 24, 2017 - 15:00 0
At age 13, Carolina Hernández began working as a maid for a middle class family just outside of Mexico City. After her first two weeks of work, her employer refused to pay her and then accused...

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