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  1. NICARAGUA: Nicaraguan Law Update 'Piles Pressure on Women to Face Abusers'

    Thousands of women in Nicaragua have taken to the streets to protest against legal changes that could push female vic

    Friday, September 27, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 091
  2. NICARAGUA: Nicaraguan Rights Groups Call Sexual Abuse an 'Epidemic'

    Last month saw two major stories involving sexual abuse in the headlines of Nicaraguan newspapers.

    Wednesday, October 3, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 468
  3. NICARAGUA: Pregnant Nicaraguan Girls Forced to Become Mothers

    Carla lost everything when she got pregnant at the age of 13: her first year of secondary school, her family, her boy

    Wednesday, August 22, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 329
  4. NICARAGUA: Law on Violence Against Women Goes into Effect

    On June 22, the Law on Violence Against Women entered into force in Nicaragua, with the approval of its rules of proc

    Friday, July 6, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 205
  5. CENTRAL AMERICA: Still a Long Way to Go in Fight Against Sexual Violence

    Access to justice for women who suffer sexual violence in Central America and southern Mexico remains limited despite

    Friday, June 8, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 123
  6. NICARAGUA: Nicaragua Advances in Combating Violence Against Women

    Endless economic and military interference by the U-S and former European colonial powers has resulted in years and y

    Friday, June 1, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 073
  7. NICARAGUA: Nicaraguan Feminists Protest For Their Bodies, Autonomy, Lives

    The news of the day was that Democratic representatives walked out of a hearing on “religious liberty and birth

    Wednesday, February 22, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 855
  8. NICARAGUA: Forum on Violence against Women in Nicaragua

    A forum on violence against women will be held in Nicaragua on Friday, after the recent approval of a comprehensive l

    Sunday, February 12, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 811
  9. NICARAGUA: Ignoring Sexual Violence in Nicaragua

    Dominique Strauss-Kahn would not have lost his job if he was President of Nicaragua. He would have been re-elected.

    Tuesday, November 29, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 579
  10. NICARAGUA: Visiting brave girls and women survivors of sexual violence in Nicaragua

    In Leon, a department in northwest Nicaragua, we visited the Centro Mary Barreda.

    Thursday, July 28, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 143
  11. NICARAGUA: Rape Victim Launches New Hunger Strike for Justice

    MANAGUA, Jun 21 (IPS) - After a series of hunger strikes and vigils, Fátima Hernández had managed to be

    Wednesday, June 22, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 985
  12. NICARAGUA: Shepard Fairey adds his flair to Amnesty's global campaign for girls and women in Nicaragua

    The internationally-acclaimed street artist Shepard Fairey has created a captivating new design exclusively for Amnes

    Tuesday, June 14, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 934
  13. NICARAGUA: Despite Laws, Endemic Sexual Abuse of Nicaraguan Teens

    The Nicaraguan government is failing to tackle widespread rape and sexual abuse of teenage girls and provide adequate

    Saturday, March 5, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 384
  14. NICARAGUA: Gender Revolution in Schools Not Reflected at Work

    Karla Mendoza, a 26-year-old Nicaraguan, has worked hard to have a professional career.

    Thursday, February 3, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 165
  15. Indigenous Women's Access to Justice in Latin America

    This paper gives an overview of the challenges which indigenous women in Latin America face in accessing both formal

    Sunday, December 5, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 083
  16. LATIN AMERICA: Women Change Political Landscape in Latin America

    In a country where machismo is still the rule, Sandra Torres doesn't cut the demure figure of past first ladies.

    Saturday, August 28, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 013
  17. NICARAGUA: Land Titles Liberate Women Farmers

    Josefina Rodríguez very nearly lost her life trying to protect the small plot of farmland in rural Nicaragua t

    Tuesday, June 1, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 154
  18. NICARAGUA: Karla Jacobs: Interview with Marcia Saavedra

    In this interview Marcia talks about achievements and set backs of the Nicaraguan women's movement over the last few

    Tuesday, May 11, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 068
  19. Women's Role in Peacebuilding: Nicaragua, El Salvador, and Guatemala Compared

    Peacebuilding has become increasing important as a means of preventing continuinghostilities among previously warring

    Monday, March 1, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 791
  20. More Central American Women being Killed, Cobourg Charity Says

    The rising number of women being murdered in Central America is highlighted in a recently released grim report, thank

    Sunday, January 3, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 518
  21. CENTRAL AMERICA: Gender-based Violence, the Hidden Face of Insecurity

    Gender-based violence and sexual abuse are serious public security problems in Central America, and Nicaragua is no e

    Monday, November 16, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 523
  22. NICARAGUA: Police Harassment and Detention of Women Rights Defenders

    On 30 October 2009, women human rights defenders Ms Patricia Orozco, Ms Lorna Norori and Ms Ana Eveling Orozco, were

    Friday, November 6, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 525
  23. NICARAGUA: Total Ban on Abortion Violates Human Rights, Says UN

    The United Nations Committee against Torture (CAT) described the criminalisation of abortion under any circumstances

    Thursday, May 28, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 966
  24. Project: Access to Justice for Women in Situations of Violence: A comparative Study of Women's Police Station in Latin America

    Project: Access to Justice for Women in Situations of Violence: A comparative Study of Women's Police Station in Lati

    Tuesday, January 1, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 266
  25. If Not Now, When? Addressing Gender-Based Violence in Refugee, Internally Displaced and Post-Conflict Settings: A Global Overview

    Throughout history, gender−based violence has been an integral component of armed conflict.

    Monday, April 1, 2002
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 210
  26. Country / Region profile of: Nicaragua

    Women were crucial to the success of the revolution in Nicaragua.

    Country/Region Profile647
  27. BLOG: The Sandinista Government has Failed the Women of Nicaragua: Solis

    Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega and the Sandinista government have failed the country's women.

    Monday, January 28, 2013 - 19:00
    Initiatives73 589
  28. BLOG: Let's End Violence Against Women

    We must bring the perpetrators to justice and end the culture of impunity
    Sunday, March 10, 2013 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 646
  29. BLOG: Nicaragua: A Dangerous Place for Women

    Most of us have heard about the murders of young women in Ciudad Juarez or the genocidal rapes in the Congo.

    Monday, April 1, 2013 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 677
  30. CAMPAIGN: Stand Up for Women in Nicaragua (Petition Letter)

    Nicaragua's Comprehensive Law number 779 went into effect in June 2012, but ever since then it has had to withstand a

    Tuesday, October 1, 2013 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 821