Christine Bolaños

Christine Bolaños

Independent journalist

Christine Bolaños covers human interest, social & criminal justice, education & business issues for international, national & local outlets. IWMF Fellow-El Salvador. NAHJ Austin VP-Print. Bilingual.

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Guatemala’s First Lesbian Congresswoman Challenges Status Quo

Sandra Moran realized she was gay at a young age, but chose to hide her identity for fear of retaliation. Today, as Guatemala’s first openly gay member of Congress, she is helping to bring conversations about LGBT rights into the spotlight.

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The Nuns Helping Women Build Businesses in El Salvador

After witnessing the tragedies of civil war in El Salvador, Sister Anne Marie Gardiner made it her mission to support female entrepreneurs as they become self-sustaining, challenge traditional gender roles and inspire their children to give something back to their communities.

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The Salvadoran Community Where Women Take the Lead

In El Salvador, where being female often means being stigmatized, a small community has grown into a haven for displaced women. Now the people of the Romero Community have been granted rights to their land, allowing them to finally settle into their new lives.