Pregnancy, labor and murder at the border (speech April 2002)

“Pregnancy, Labor and Murder at the U.S.-Mexico Border”
Speech by Elvia R. Arriola
Associate Professor of Law, Northern Illinois University
and Executive Director, Women on the Border.
Conference: Gender and Sexuality at the U.S.-Mexico Border
At the University of Texas at El Paso
April 25-26, 2002

6:00 p.m.

Good evening and thank you for inviting me to share with you my thoughts on […]

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Feminicidio en Ciudad Juárez

Feminicidio sexual serial en Ciudad Juárez: 1993-2001

Julia Monárrez Fragoso

Guillermina Valdés-Villalba in memoriam

DEBATE FEMINISTA, año 13, Vol. 25, abril 2002.

No estamos hablando de los últimos momentos de . Estamos hablando acerca de una larga y lenta muerte.
Acaso nunca sepamos como fueron esos momentos finales, y quizá eso sea generoso. Pero tampoco necesitamos saberlo. […]

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Looking Out from a Cardboard Box…

LOOKING OUT FROM A CARDBOARD BOX: WORKERS, THEIR FAMILIES AND THE MAQUILADORA INDUSTRY IN CIUDAD ACUÑA, COAHUILA
by Elvia Rosales Arriola, J.D., M.A.

It was late morning when I parked outside the home of Rosa María Ramos Rivas, “Rossy, ” 34 years old and the mother of two young boys. As I stepped out of the car […]

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Becoming Leaders: Women in the Maquiladoras of Piedras Negras, Coahuila

by Elvia R. Arriola, J.D., M.A.

As I think about returning to Piedras Negras, Coahuila for a second set of interviews this weekend with women maquiladora workers, I remember the faces of the first group of obreras I met through the Comité Fronterizo de Obreras (CFO, or in English, the Border Committee of Women Workers) who […]

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