Mothers searching for their disappeared loved ones in Mexico face increasing threats and killings.
Accused drug trafficker Sandra Ávila Beltrán is demanding she be paid royalties for the “Queen of the South” Netflix series.
Brazil's city of Rio de Janeiro is suffering a major security crisis, as gender and religion affect organized crime in the city.
Haitian gangs, G9 and G-PEP, have been accused of raping dozens of women in conflict-ridden neighborhoods of the capital, Port-au-Prince.
Argentina Judge Sabrina Namer explains why criminal courts should include gender perspectives in their decisions.
A network which sexually trafficked Colombian and Venezuelan women to the Dominican Republic has been dismantled.
Alejandra Miller of Colombia’s Truth Commission explained why women and LGBTIQ+ persons were disproportionately affected by the armed conflict.
Colombian police uncovered a sex ring featuring underage migrants from Venezuela. Why does sex trafficking flourish in border areas?…
El Salvador's sweeping crackdown, which has seen over 30,000 people arrested, may in fact drive many desperate young people straight into the arms of the gangs.
Gang members' romantic partners are often also their victims, subordinate to the whims of their companions. MS13 members have been able to exploit these connections to dominate the lives of…
The notorious MS13 street gang boasts a diverse criminal portfolio – including prostitution. Through violence, abuse and intimidation, the gang has steadily gained control of this illicit economy on the…