The first time I heard the term Women Human Rights Defender (WHRD) it was a bit of revelation to me.
Fifteen brave Guatemalan women from the indigenous q'eqchí people testified before the High Risk Court in Guat
“In the garrison they had rooms where they would rape us; sometimes there were three, four or five soldiers,&rd
“In the struggle to defend our territory, our natural resources, what's at stake is our very existence.”
The involvement of women in anti-war actions and in support of peace activism worldwide is a critical part of modern
The 36 year long civil war (1960-1996) that ravaged Guatemala, left more than 200,000 people dead and at least 100,00
In 2008, the Guatemalan parliament passed a law against ‘femicide' (even though it's a word you won't find in a
A man in a mask opens a door.
Would the world be more peaceful if women were in charge?
The relentless wave of femicides in Guatemala, which has one of the highest female murder rates in the world, has pro
North Cauca, Colombia, June 24, 2011: The first meeting of indigenous women in resistance for the survival and autono
Peacebuilding has become increasing important as a means of preventing continuinghostilities among previously warring
MURDER is an everyday tragedy in Guatemala, one of the world's most violent countries.
WILPF article detailing indigenous women's struggles against corporate abuse in Guatemala.