In the minds of outsiders, latinas and east los angeles automatically form a picture of teenage pregnancies, ghetto lifestyles, and gang banging. This is not the case for East Los High. 189 more words
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SisterSong is a group of 16 organizations that focus on reproductive health. They focus on the Black, Latin@, Asian/Pacific Islander and Native American communities. The article looks at how communities of color are lacking access to health. 20 more words
“Because Words Are Not Enough: Latina Re-Visionings of Transnational Collaborations Using Health Promotion for Gender Justice and Social Change.”
This article talks about the creation of Nuestros Cuerpos, Nuestras Vidas and how Latinas were originally left out of the book. It talks about whether Latinas are considered “third world feminists” or US feminists. 31 more words
Young Women Speak Out - Perspectives and Implications of Reproductive Health, Rights & Justice Policies. (2010)
This report focuses on focus groups that were conducted with Latinas. Latinas were asked about family communication and sexual health education.
- All Latina women should have access to healthcare in their language and providers must be culturally competent… 72 more words