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  1. GUATEMALA: One Woman's Campaign Against Violent Crime and Corruption

    Claudia Paz y Paz has a tough job as the first female attorney general in Guatemala, one of the most violent countrie

    Tuesday, October 8, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 102
  2. GUATEMALA: Rigoberta Menchu Says Impunity Continues in Guatemala

    Buenos Aires, Sep 16 (Prensa Latina) Nobel Peace laureate Rigoberta Menchu said today that after many long years of g

    Monday, September 16, 2013
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  4. GUATEMALA: Nobel Laureate Rigoberta Menchu Tum Speaks on Justice & Sentencing in Guatemala

    The long struggle for justice has come to a point of resolution this week as the High Impact Court “A”cou

    Friday, May 17, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 961
  5. GUATEMALA: Faces Covered, Rape Victims Testify at Trial of Guatemala's Former Military Strongman

    Indigenous women were systematically gang-raped by Guatemala soldiers and members of paramilitary groups during the c

    Tuesday, April 2, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 901
  6. GUATEMALA: Guatemalan Women Sue Canadian Mining Company for Rape

    On Wednesday March 20, Rios Montt, the former president of Guatemala, went on trial for genocide and crimes against h

    Sunday, March 24, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 880
  7. GUATEMALA: Five Murdered Women the Latest Victims of Guatemala's War on Women

    Last week, 35-year-old Carmen Virginia Tuez Franco was found murdered in Guatemala City alongside her niece Silvia Ma

    Tuesday, January 22, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 746
  8. GUATEMALA:Women Human Rights Defenders: Activism's Front-Line

    The first time I heard the term Women Human Rights Defender (WHRD) it was a bit of revelation to me.

    Thursday, November 29, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 667
  9. GUATEMALA: Sexual Slavery Wounds Persist in Guatemala

    Fifteen brave Guatemalan women from the indigenous q'eqchí people testified before the High Risk Court in Guat

    Friday, October 19, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 546
  10. GUATEMALA: Army's Former Sex Slaves Testify in Guatemala

    “In the garrison they had rooms where they would rape us; sometimes there were three, four or five soldiers,&rd

    Saturday, September 29, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 498
  11. GUATEMALA: Women's Gathering in Defense of Water, Life and Territory

    “In the struggle to defend our territory, our natural resources, what's at stake is our very existence.”

    Friday, September 28, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 448
  12. GUATEMALA: Goldcorp on Trial First Ever People's Health Tribunal Shows Commonalities Throughout Mesoamerica

    “A few years ago, our people, the people you can see around you, we began to realize what was happening,”

    Monday, September 10, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 323
  13. GUATEMALA: Guatemalan Femicide: The Legacy of Injustice

    One generally overlooked feature of the Guatemalan government and military's 36-year (1960-96) genocidal counterinsur

    Friday, June 29, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 188
  14. 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
  15. GUATEMALA: Seeking Justice for Village Where Hundreds Were Raped, Tortured, Killed

    In 1982, the Guatemalan Army attacked a tiny village in the desolate northern region of Peten, raping, torturing and

    Saturday, May 26, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 067
  16. GUATEMALA: A Brutal Manifestation of Patriarchy

    The involvement of women in anti-war actions and in support of peace activism worldwide is a critical part of modern

    Wednesday, April 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 006
  17. GUATEMALA: Speaking Out on the Genocide of Indigenous Women

    The 36 year long civil war (1960-1996) that ravaged Guatemala, left more than 200,000 people dead and at least 100,00

    Wednesday, February 22, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 853
  18. GUATEMALA: Violence Towards Women: Rhetoric In Guatemala

    In 2008, the Guatemalan parliament passed a law against ‘femicide' (even though it's a word you won't find in a

    Friday, February 17, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 854
  19. GUATEMALA: Reckoning with Genocide in Guatemala

    A man in a mask opens a door.

    Friday, February 10, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 798
  20. INTERNATIONAL/GUATEMALA: When Women Lead

    Would the world be more peaceful if women were in charge?

    Thursday, February 9, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 797
  21. GUATEMALA: Justice Delayed But Not Denied for Indigenous Peoples in Guatemala

    “Everything changed when the soldiers arrived,” said Rosa, an Indigenous Ixil woman living in the Quich&e

    Monday, February 6, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 771
  22. GUATEMALA: Take Action: Protect Guatemalan Human Rights Defender Norma Cruz

    Guatemalan human rights defender Norma Cruz – leader of the women's rights organization ‘Survivors' Found

    Wednesday, February 1, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 768
  23. GUATEMALA: Guatemala Heeds the Cries of Femicide Victims

    The relentless wave of femicides in Guatemala, which has one of the highest female murder rates in the world, has pro

    Tuesday, January 31, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 741
  24. GUATEMALA: Women Standing Up to Violence in Guatemala City

    On December 1, 2011, a woman from the community of Barcenas, on the outskirts of Guatemala City, was violently assaul

    Friday, January 20, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 734
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  26. GUATEMALA: Officials Working to Stop Violence Against Women

    Six hundred fifty-one women in Guatemala have been killed so far this year, with 22% of them losing their lives in ga

    Wednesday, December 14, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 594
  27. COLOMBIA: 'We Didn't Have Our Sons or Daughters For War

    North Cauca, Colombia, June 24, 2011: The first meeting of indigenous women in resistance for the survival and autono

    Tuesday, June 28, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 029
  28. INTERNATIONAL: Violence Against Women Surges When War Is

    Rosemary Gonzalez was murdered in 2009, the victim of a war that ended in 1996.

    Thursday, June 23, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 991
  29. GUATEMALA: UN Envoy Against Sexual Violence Hails Arrest of Former Top Military Figure

    A United Nations envoy today welcomed the arrest of a former top Guatemalan military figure accused of genocide, war

    Thursday, June 23, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 000
  30. GUATEMALA: Another Woman Leader in Latin America?

    Last month, Sandra Torres announced that she was divorcing her husband, Guatemalan President Alvaro Colom, in order t

    Thursday, April 21, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 616
  31. GUATEMALA: Guatemala Must Act to Stop the Killing of Women

    Amnesty International today urged the Guatemalan authorities to act to stop the high numbers of women being killed ac

    Sunday, March 6, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 373
  32. GUATEMALA: Violence Against Women is Epidemic in Guatemala

    In the small Latin American country of Guatemala, violence against women is a widespread problem girls deal with from

    Tuesday, February 22, 2011
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  34. GUATEMALA: Women Make Inroads in Key Positions of Power

    GUATEMALA CITY, Dec 27, 2010 (IPS) - Guatemala, it seems, is trying out a new image.

    Monday, December 27, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 942
  35. 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
  36. GUATEMALA/USA: Ruling on Women May Spur Asylum Claims

    A United States federal court ruling this week could unleash a wave of political asylum claims from applicants who sa

    Thursday, July 15, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 608
  37. GUATEMALA/USA: Guatemalan Women Who Flee Violence in Homeland Find it Catches Up in Palm Beach County

    When a federal court in California blocked the deportation of an undocumented Guatemalan woman this week, the case re

    Thursday, July 15, 2010
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  39. GUATEMALA: Appeals Court Allows Possible Asylum for Guatemalan Women

    The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Monday that Guatemalan women could possibly be eligible for political asylum

    Wednesday, July 14, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 585
  40. GUATEMALA: Ruling Opens Door to Asylum for Guatemalan Women Fleeing Violence

    Washington, Jul 13 (EFE).- The 9th U.S.

    Tuesday, July 13, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 533
  41. GUATEMALA: Court ruling affects Guatemalan women seeking asylum in U.S.

    An appeals court ruling has raised the possibility that Guatemalan women will be able to seek asylum in the United St

    Tuesday, July 13, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 535
  42. GUATEMALA: Guatemalan Tied to Massacre Pleads Guilty in U.S.

    A former Guatemalan soldier pleaded guilty Wednesday to concealing his role in a 1982 massacre of peasants by the arm

    Wednesday, July 7, 2010
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  44. Indian Women Raped by Soldiers Seek Justice in Guatemala

    A group of Guatemalan Indian women who were raped by army soldiers during the country's 1960-1996 civil war broke the

    Friday, March 5, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 064
  45. GUATEMALA: Court of Conscience Against Sexual Violence During the Internal Armed Conflict

    March 4-5, 2010, marked a historic moment for women in Guatemala, where for the first time the Court of Conscience ag

    Friday, March 5, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 069
  46. UN in Guatemala Condemns Recent Threats against Mrs. Norma Cruz

    UNITED NATIONS SYSTEM IN GUATEMALA CONDEMNS THREATS AGAINST NORMA CRUZ, DIRECTOR OF ‘SURVIVORS FOUNDATION'

    Thursday, January 14, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 517
  47. 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
  48. At Least 708 Women Killed in 2009 in Guatemala

    Some 708 women were killed in Guatemala in 2009, based on Interior Ministry figures released on Saturday.

    Saturday, January 2, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 519
  49. GUATEMALA: Putting an End to Violence Against Women in Guatemala

    This country was selected due to the growing violence against women, with the aim to give this issue more attention a

    Wednesday, November 25, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 521
  50. 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

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