Raquel Rosario Sánchez is a writer, campaigner and researcher from the Dominican Republic. She especialises in ending male violence against girls and women.
Raquel is a columnist for Dominican newspaper El Caribe and a contributor for Spanish platform Tribuna Feminista. She writes for numerous English-speaking outlets such as The Times, The Telegraph, Al Jazeera, Newsweek and The Critic. Her work has been translated into French, Portuguese, German, Spanish, Italian, Korean and more.
On an international level, Raquel campaigns for the protection and/or strengthening of sex-based rights. She has campaigned for these protections in legislation and public policy initiatives in the Dominican Republic, the United States, Spain and the United Kingdom.
As a researcher, she is pursuing a PhD with the Centre for Gender and Violence Research at the University of Bristol. Her MA and PhD work focuses on men who pay for sex.
Outside the public eye, Raquel is a frontline worker in women's services. In her spare time, she likes to spend time with her family or out in nature (preferably with animals around), to disconnect from the pressures of her work.
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