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  1. MEXICO: Supreme Court Protects Rape Victims

    In a landmark decision today, Mexico's Supreme Court required all of the country's states to distribute emergency con

    Thursday, May 27, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 148
  2. LATIN AMERICA: Making Latin America's Cities Women-Friendly

    "Violence against women is not only domestic, it also happens in the streets.

    Tuesday, May 25, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 216
  3. 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
  4. MEXICO: Mother's Day Victory for Ciudad Juarez Women

    On the eve of Mother's Day 2010, relatives of women murdered in Ciudad Juarez and their allies chalked up another vic

    Saturday, May 8, 2010
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  6. HONDURAS: Out of the Past, a New Honduran Culture of Resistance

    Four days after Roberto Micheletti took over Honduras in the June 28, 2009, military coup, he appointed his own nephe

    Monday, May 3, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 067
  7. LATIN AMERICA: Equality for Women - "The Core of the Problem is Care"

    "Women help to reduce poverty and raise family incomes, but they pay too high a price for it, because in every c

    Monday, April 12, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 922
  8. LATIN AMERICA: Still a Long Way to Go for Black Women

    At the age of 17, Meybelin Bernárdez is clear about the future: "When I finish my studies, I'll return to

    Friday, March 19, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 878
  9. HONDURAS: Hondurans' Great Awakening

    Two powerful forces have swept through Honduras since the June 28, 2009, coup that deposed President Manuel "Mel

    Thursday, March 18, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 930
  10. LATIN AMERICA: ECLAC poll: 75% of Latin American Opinion Leaders Believe Gender Parity in Politics Strengthens Democracy

    75% of opinion leaders in Latin America believe that deliberately fomenting gender parity in politics

    Tuesday, March 9, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 057
  11. LATIN AMERICA: Women's Rights Laws - Where's the Enforcement?

    Advanced new legislation and constitutional reforms on women's rights are paving the way for equal opportunities for

    Friday, March 5, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 879
  12. CENTRAL AMERICA: Women Make Headway in Politics - and Want More

    The victory of Laura Chinchilla in Costa Rica's presidential elections, and the growing participation of women in Cen

    Friday, March 5, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 880
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. COSTA RICA: Chinchilla to Join Club of Women Presidents

    Laura Chinchilla of the governing National Liberation Party (PLN) will be the first female president of Costa Rica

    Monday, February 8, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 491
  16. MEXICO: Women - Casualties in Army's Counternarcotics War

    Human rights organisations in Mexico and the United States sounded the alarm about abuses against women by the Mexica

    Wednesday, February 3, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 494
  17. UN in Guatemala Condemns Recent Threats against Mrs. Norma Cruz


    Thursday, January 14, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 517
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. MEXICO: Ciudad Juarez: Finally, Steps Towards Justice

    Violence, including human rights violations, has been increasing in Mexico, and women's rights have suffered blow aft

    Friday, December 18, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 505
  21. HONDURAS: Obama: Stand up for Women's Rights in Honduras

    Repercussions from this summer's coup in Honduras are far from over.

    Monday, December 14, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 923
  22. 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
  23. LATIN AMERICA: Gender-based Violence Represents Threat to Human Security

    Latin America and the Caribbean is a dangerous place for women.

    Monday, November 23, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 522
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. MEXICO: "Get Your Rosaries out of Our Ovaries!" War on Mexican Women

    "Sacan Sus Rosarios De Nuestras Ovarios!" The women, some of them bare-breasted, linked arms and chanted at

    Tuesday, October 13, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 553
  27. HONDURAS: Young Feminist Speaks Out against the Honduran Coup

    In the midst of a women's human rights mission to Honduras, August 17-21, Carrie Wilson of JASS interviewed Lidize, a

    Wednesday, September 16, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 936
  28. HONDURAS: Honduran Military Coup Reverses Women's Gains In Human Rights

    The military coup d'état in Honduras on June 28 has seriously eroded democratic institutions and hard-fought g

    Thursday, September 3, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 539
  29. GUATEMALA: One Arrest in Gender-Killing Epidemic

    "Femicide," or gender-based murder, has reached epidemic proportions in Guatemala.

    Tuesday, August 18, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 941
  30. HONDURAS: Escalating Sexual Aggression Against Women Protesting Military Coup

    Global & national media are ignoring the growing intensity of sexual aggression and torture of women demonstrator

    Monday, August 17, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 942
  31. GUATEMALA: Guatemala's 'Femicide' Crisis

    A white sheet covers another victim of Guatemala City's violence in District 16.

    Wednesday, August 5, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 948
  32. MEXICO: Indigenous Rape Victims Fight Military Impunity

    The aberrations of Mexican justice were clearly visible in the cases of rape and torture allegedly committed by soldi

    Friday, May 29, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 962
  33. 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
  34. MEXICO: Avalanche of Anti-Abortion Laws

    In the last 13 months, 12 of Mexico's 32 states have approved amendments to their state constitutions defining a fert

    Friday, May 22, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 969
  35. MEXICO: Congress Closed to Indigenous Women

    No indigenous woman has ever held a seat in the Mexican Congress.

    Thursday, April 30, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 973
  36. LATIN AMERICA: Women Politicians Call for a More Inclusive Democracy in Latin America

    The project "Strengthening Governance with a Gender Perspective and the Political Participation of Women at the

    Friday, February 13, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 983
  37. LATIN AMERICA/CARIBBEAN: Abortion in Latin America and the Caribbean

    Latin America is home to some of the most restrictive abortion laws in the world and women's organizations have fough

    Tuesday, February 3, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 986
  38. LATIN AMERICA & CARIBBEAN: Working Together to Raise Money for Women's Rights

    Founded three years ago, the Latin American Consortium of Women's Funds consists of seven women's funds in the Latin

    Friday, January 23, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 987