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Women Help at the Border

Women Help at the Border
Journalism Podcast/Radio Broadcast

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Client: NPR Podcast 51%


On this week's 51%, we head to the U.S./Mexico border and find out how women are gaining self-esteem and learning the hard truths. With focus on the U.S./Mexico border having intensified in recent history, there is much disturbing news — family separation, anti-vigilante groups harassing migrants in New Mexico, and much more. But some are fighting back. They are on the front lines of hate and their weapons are solidarity and hard work. They are young and old, and from a range of professions and backgrounds. The camaraderie is visible at a soup kitchen run by the Kino Border Initiative in Nogales, Mexico. This workforce faces the border crises head-on, elbow to elbow and heart to heart, with dedication and resistance.With reporting by Diana Barnes. First aired on May 13, 2019.

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