Claudia Paz y Paz has a tough job as the first female attorney general in Guatemala, one of the most violent countrie
Buenos Aires, Sep 16 (Prensa Latina) Nobel Peace laureate Rigoberta Menchu said today that after many long years of g
Fifteen brave Guatemalan women from the indigenous q'eqchí people testified before the High Risk Court in Guat
“A few years ago, our people, the people you can see around you, we began to realize what was happening,”
One generally overlooked feature of the Guatemalan government and military's 36-year (1960-96) genocidal counterinsur
In 1982, the Guatemalan Army attacked a tiny village in the desolate northern region of Peten, raping, torturing and
The involvement of women in anti-war actions and in support of peace activism worldwide is a critical part of modern
The 36 year long civil war (1960-1996) that ravaged Guatemala, left more than 200,000 people dead and at least 100,00
A man in a mask opens a door.
“Everything changed when the soldiers arrived,” said Rosa, an Indigenous Ixil woman living in the Quich&e
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
Amnesty International today urged the Guatemalan authorities to act to stop the high numbers of women being killed ac
This paper gives an overview of the challenges which indigenous women in Latin America face in accessing both formal
Guatemala's 36 year civil war resulted in 662 massacres, 200, 000 dead or “disappeared”, and over one mil
March 4-5, 2010, marked a historic moment for women in Guatemala, where for the first time the Court of Conscience ag
Peacebuilding has become increasing important as a means of preventing continuinghostilities among previously warring
Participatory Evaluation Reports of Aid Flows from a Gender Perspective in Cambodia, Gu
Despite their 20 percent share of the population, Mayan women in Guatemala have limited political and economic power.
Sandra Morán reminds us all why international grassroots solidarity is so important.
On June 20th, Guatemala asked the Inter-American Court of Human Rights to declare itself incompetent in ruling on a s