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  1. EL SALVADOR: Corrected-Can Women Boost El Salvador's Fragile Gang Truce?

    With El Salvador's gang truce teetering on the brink, it's high time to get women involved in any peace negotiations

    Wednesday, January 15, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 192
  2. NICARAGUA: Nicaraguan Law Update 'Piles Pressure on Women to Face Abusers'

    Thousands of women in Nicaragua have taken to the streets to protest against legal changes that could push female vic

    Friday, September 27, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 091
  3. LATIN AMERICA: Violence Against Women in Latin America Everyday Aggression

    Laws to punish domestic violence are too often honoured in the breach

    Saturday, September 21, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 225
  4. CENTRAL AMERICA: Central American Mothers Organize to Find Their Missing Migrant Children

    “The things we have in common are that our sons or daughters are disappeared, and that we can organize from our

    Wednesday, November 7, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 645
  5. AMERICAS: 'War On Drugs' Leaves Latin american Women Lives in Ruin

    “Violence associated with the ‘war on drugs' and organized crime, which includes government corruption in

    Sunday, April 1, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 042
  6. EL SALVADOR: Three women tortured, killed in El Salvador

    The bodies of three women who appeared to have been tortured were found inside a ramshackle dwelling east of San Salv

    Monday, January 16, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 737
  7. 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
  8. 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
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  10. Indigenous Women's Access to Justice in Latin America

    This paper gives an overview of the challenges which indigenous women in Latin America face in accessing both formal

    Sunday, December 5, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 083
  11. HONDURAS: Women's Rights Under Seige After Military Coup

    4 women have been killed in protests/for participating in the resistance: Wendy Avila and Olga Osiris Ucles were both

    Friday, December 3, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 732
  12. LATIN AMERICA: New Book Investigates Violence Against Women in Latin America

    A new book, coedited by Rosa-Linda Fregoso, professor of Latin American and Latino studies at UC Santa Cruz, investig

    Monday, November 8, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 481
  13. 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
  14. 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
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 609
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  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. Women in the Armed and Police Forces: Resolution 1325 and Peace Operations in Latin America

    Latin-American countries are important contributors within the peace operations scenario.

    Friday, May 28, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 614
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. Gender, Conflict and Development Volume II: Case studies: Cambodia; Rwanda; Kosovo; Algeria; Somalia; Guatemala and Eritrea

    This report was commissioned by the Netherlands Special Programme on WID, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (DGIS) of the N

    Saturday, July 6, 1996
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 091
  22. ANALYSIS: Women Human Rights Defenders at Risk

    How cynical is it, that an activist who led protests against the unsolved killings of hundreds of women, gets murdere

    Thursday, January 27, 2011 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 954
  23. ANALYSIS: Protecting Mexico's Lost Women: Law to Nowhere

    Effectiveness of Violence Against Women Legislation: Ley General De Acceso de las Mujeres a una Vida Libre de Violenc

    Wednesday, April 20, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 182