“It’s important to be aware of what’s going on in the world and to think about how you can start to make a difference, even when you’re a kid.”
With El Salvador's gang truce teetering on the brink, it's high time to get women involved in any peace negotiations
Thousands of women in Nicaragua have taken to the streets to protest against legal changes that could push female vic
Laws to punish domestic violence are too often honoured in the breach
“The things we have in common are that our sons or daughters are disappeared, and that we can organize from our
“Violence associated with the ‘war on drugs' and organized crime, which includes government corruption in
The bodies of three women who appeared to have been tortured were found inside a ramshackle dwelling east of San Salv
Six hundred fifty-one women in Guatemala have been killed so far this year, with 22% of them losing their lives in ga
Amnesty International today urged the Guatemalan authorities to act to stop the high numbers of women being killed ac
This paper gives an overview of the challenges which indigenous women in Latin America face in accessing both formal
4 women have been killed in protests/for participating in the resistance: Wendy Avila and Olga Osiris Ucles were both
A new book, coedited by Rosa-Linda Fregoso, professor of Latin American and Latino studies at UC Santa Cruz, investig
A United States federal court ruling this week could unleash a wave of political asylum claims from applicants who sa
When a federal court in California blocked the deportation of an undocumented Guatemalan woman this week, the case re
The 9th U.S.
The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Monday that Guatemalan women could possibly be eligible for political asylum
An appeals court ruling has raised the possibility that Guatemalan women will be able to seek asylum in the United St
Latin-American countries are important contributors within the peace operations scenario.
In a landmark decision today, Mexico's Supreme Court required all of the country's states to distribute emergency con
"Violence against women is not only domestic, it also happens in the streets.
This report was commissioned by the Netherlands Special Programme on WID, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (DGIS) of the N
How cynical is it, that an activist who led protests against the unsolved killings of hundreds of women, gets murdere
Effectiveness of Violence Against Women Legislation: Ley General De Acceso de las Mujeres a una Vida Libre de Violenc