Meet Yekaba: when she was 12, her parents were busy arranging her marriage without her knowledge. When she found out, she managed to alert her teachers and they helped call a halt to it.
“As a woman, a mother, and someone with a pre-war perspective, I could go where men could not, as well as tell stories most were not interested in telling.”
“This is a movement. And my work does not end here. It’s just beginning,” affirms Carmen Perez, one of the four national co-chairs of the Women’s March on Washington.
La Vacuna highlights a new vaccine to protect women and young girls before they become infected with human papillomavirus (HPV), that causes most cervical cancer.
The United States has the highest maternal mortality rate of any industrialized country in the world. The AMERICAN Dream shows women telling their stories related to maternal health care in the US.