Alejandra Santillana Ortiz

is part of the Ruda Colectiva Feminista, Aborto Libre Ec, el Foro Feminista contra el G20 and the Latin Americanist collective Malandra Colectiva Feminista. She is a researcher at the Instituto de Estudios Ecuatorianos, and is currently carrying out her doctorate in Latin American Studies at UNAM.

Graffiti and Glitter Bombs: An Interview with Alejandra Santillana Ortiz on Mexico's Movement Against Rape

Graffiti and Glitter Bombs: An Interview with Alejandra Santillana Ortiz on Mexico’s Movement Against Rape

As we have seen written on the walls these days, “they will never again have the comfort of our silence,” because we are not willing to back to occupying that place of private silence, of silent submission. In that sense the broken glass, of real estate or the metrobus, etc. do not have, in any way, the same value as our lives. The meaning that we are putting up for debate here is the value of life.