Mexico’s Women’s Movement Confronts Gender Violence as Thousands Post #MeToo

Apr 1, 2019
8:02 am
Originally published at Latin America News Dispatch

Against a backdrop of machismo and impunity in the justice system, the #MeToo movement erupted in Mexico last week, with thousands of women sharing stories of harassment and abuse on social media. Producer Alanna Elder spoke with two women who are working to confront this crisis. Plus, LAND editor Colleen Connolly talked to Brazilian reporter Eduardo Campos Lima about a controversial anti-crime bill being debated in Brazil’s Congress. You can read his story here.

Guests: Mara Muñoz, Nidia Bautista and Eduardo Campos Lima. Hosts: Chase DiBenedetto and Sofía Cerda Campero. Producer: Alanna Elder. LAND editor: Colleen Connolly.

This episode was recorded on March 29, 2019. Music: Islalaga by Yan Terrian, Hopefully by Lobo Loco, Autumn Morning by Lobo Loco and a mix by Dax on the Trax.