The long struggle for justice has come to a point of resolution this week as the High Impact Court “A”cou
Indigenous women were systematically gang-raped by Guatemala soldiers and members of paramilitary groups during the c
On Wednesday March 20, Rios Montt, the former president of Guatemala, went on trial for genocide and crimes against h
Last week, 35-year-old Carmen Virginia Tuez Franco was found murdered in Guatemala City alongside her niece Silvia Ma
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
One generally overlooked feature of the Guatemalan government and military's 36-year (1960-96) genocidal counterinsur
Access to justice for women who suffer sexual violence in Central America and southern Mexico remains limited despite
The involvement of women in anti-war actions and in support of peace activism worldwide is a critical part of modern
“Everything changed when the soldiers arrived,” said Rosa, an Indigenous Ixil woman living in the Quich&e
The relentless wave of femicides in Guatemala, which has one of the highest female murder rates in the world, has pro
On December 1, 2011, a woman from the community of Barcenas, on the outskirts of Guatemala City, was violently assaul
Six hundred fifty-one women in Guatemala have been killed so far this year, with 22% of them losing their lives in ga
Rosemary Gonzalez was murdered in 2009, the victim of a war that ended in 1996.
A United Nations envoy today welcomed the arrest of a former top Guatemalan military figure accused of genocide, war
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
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
Washington, Jul 13 (EFE).- The 9th U.S.
A former Guatemalan soldier pleaded guilty Wednesday to concealing his role in a 1982 massacre of peasants by the arm
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
March 4-5, 2010, marked a historic moment for women in Guatemala, where for the first time the Court of Conscience ag
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.
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.
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.
On June 20th, Guatemala asked the Inter-American Court of Human Rights to declare itself incompetent in ruling on a s
Jorge Velazquez struggled to watch the news this week.
MURDER is an everyday tragedy in Guatemala, one of the world's most violent countries.
For as long as she could remember, Claudia Paz y Paz was certain she would become a lawyer.