“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.”
The first time I heard the term Women Human Rights Defender (WHRD) it was a bit of revelation to me.
“A few years ago, our people, the people you can see around you, we began to realize what was happening,”
In 2008, the Guatemalan parliament passed a law against ‘femicide' (even though it's a word you won't find in a
“Everything changed when the soldiers arrived,” said Rosa, an Indigenous Ixil woman living in the Quich&e
North Cauca, Colombia, June 24, 2011: The first meeting of indigenous women in resistance for the survival and autono
Rosemary Gonzalez was murdered in 2009, the victim of a war that ended in 1996.
Amnesty International today urged the Guatemalan authorities to act to stop the high numbers of women being killed ac
In the small Latin American country of Guatemala, violence against women is a widespread problem girls deal with from
This paper gives an overview of the challenges which indigenous women in Latin America face in accessing both formal
The 9th U.S.
An appeals court ruling has raised the possibility that Guatemalan women will be able to seek asylum in the United St
Guatemala's 36 year civil war resulted in 662 massacres, 200, 000 dead or “disappeared”, and over one mil
A group of Guatemalan Indian women who were raped by army soldiers during the country's 1960-1996 civil war broke the
UNITED NATIONS SYSTEM IN GUATEMALA CONDEMNS THREATS AGAINST NORMA CRUZ, DIRECTOR OF ‘SURVIVORS FOUNDATION'
The rising number of women being murdered in Central America is highlighted in a recently released grim report, thank
Some 708 women were killed in Guatemala in 2009, based on Interior Ministry figures released on Saturday.
Latin-American countries are important contributors within the peace operations scenario.
This country was selected due to the growing violence against women, with the aim to give this issue more attention a
Gender-based violence and sexual abuse are serious public security problems in Central America, and Nicaragua is no e
"Femicide," or gender-based murder, has reached epidemic proportions in Guatemala.
A white sheet covers another victim of Guatemala City's violence in District 16.
Throughout history, gender−based violence has been an integral component of armed conflict.
Since the end of the Cold War, civil wars (intrastate conflicts) have come to dominate the international landscape.
Many Mayan-women in Guatemala claim that they are insecure in multiple ways: as women, as members of an ethnic group,
PBS NewsHour marks International Women's Health Day (March 8) with a two-part series from Guatemala focusing on two m
Sandra Morán reminds us all why international grassroots solidarity is so important.
In Guatemala, a human rights emergency is raging, and no one is paying attention.
WILPF article detailing indigenous women's struggles against corporate abuse in Guatemala.