Spearheading this drive for a free and feminist Catalan state is the Candidatura d’Unitat Popular (Popular Unity Candidacy), or CUP: an extreme left, separatist party reviled by Spanish unionists and often viewed wearily by more moderate Catalans.
Women in domestic violence shelters are among the most vulnerable during natural disasters. Without a network of friends and family, they often find themselves wondering how to get out of a storm's path.
Dr. J. Marion Sims is often hailed as the father of modern gynecology. But he also has a troubled history of experimenting on slaves and activists are calling for a statue of him in New York City to be removed.