“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.”
Claudia Paz y Paz has a tough job as the first female attorney general in Guatemala, one of the most violent countrie
“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
Would the world be more peaceful if women were in charge?
“Everything changed when the soldiers arrived,” said Rosa, an Indigenous Ixil woman living in the Quich&e
Guatemalan human rights defender Norma Cruz – leader of the women's rights organization ‘Survivors' Found
North Cauca, Colombia, June 24, 2011: The first meeting of indigenous women in resistance for the survival and autono
Last month, Sandra Torres announced that she was divorcing her husband, Guatemalan President Alvaro Colom, in order t
This paper draws on discussions from The Institute for Inclusive Security's 12th Annual Colloquium “Across Conf
GUATEMALA CITY, Dec 27, 2010 (IPS) - Guatemala, it seems, is trying out a new image.
In a country where machismo is still the rule, Sandra Torres doesn't cut the demure figure of past first ladies.
UNITED NATIONS SYSTEM IN GUATEMALA CONDEMNS THREATS AGAINST NORMA CRUZ, DIRECTOR OF ‘SURVIVORS FOUNDATION'
Latin-American countries are important contributors within the peace operations scenario.
Since the end of the Cold War, civil wars (intrastate conflicts) have come to dominate the international landscape.
This report was commissioned by the Netherlands Special Programme on WID, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (DGIS) of the N
Despite their 20 percent share of the population, Mayan women in Guatemala have limited political and economic power.
For as long as she could remember, Claudia Paz y Paz was certain she would become a lawyer.