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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
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 083
  3. EL SALVADOR: Impunity, Machismo Fuel Femicides in El Salvador

    Several brutal, high-profile murders of women in the last few weeks in El Salvador are just the latest reminder that

    Wednesday, April 10, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 934
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. PERU: Justice delayed for Peru sterilization victims

    It was 1996 when Micaela Flores and 15 other women from Peru's highlands accepted an ambulance ride to a Cuzco clinic

    Tuesday, February 14, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 824
  12. GUATEMALA: Reckoning with Genocide in Guatemala

    A man in a mask opens a door.

    Friday, February 10, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 798
  13. 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
  14. NICARAGUA: Ignoring Sexual Violence in Nicaragua

    Dominique Strauss-Kahn would not have lost his job if he was President of Nicaragua. He would have been re-elected.

    Tuesday, November 29, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 579
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. CENTRAL AMERICA: Women's Day: Overcoming Barriers in Central America

    Amarilis Chilel, 15, left her hometown of Ixchiguán in northwest Guatemala to work as a domestic in the capita

    Monday, March 7, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 380
  18. 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
  19. NICARAGUA: Despite Laws, Endemic Sexual Abuse of Nicaraguan Teens

    The Nicaraguan government is failing to tackle widespread rape and sexual abuse of teenage girls and provide adequate

    Saturday, March 5, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 384
  20. NICARAGUA: Gender Revolution in Schools Not Reflected at Work

    Karla Mendoza, a 26-year-old Nicaraguan, has worked hard to have a professional career.

    Thursday, February 3, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 165
  21. 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
  22. EL SALVADOR: After Storms, Women Lead Village Reconstruction

    Hurricane Ida left behind a trail of destruction when it slammed into El Salvador last November.
    Sunday, June 27, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 388
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  24. Legacy of Repression: Violence against Women in Post-Conflict Guatemala

    Guatemala's 36 year civil war resulted in 662 massacres, 200, 000 dead or “disappeared”, and over one mil

    Saturday, May 1, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 793
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. Women's Role in Peacebuilding: Nicaragua, El Salvador, and Guatemala Compared

    Peacebuilding has become increasing important as a means of preventing continuinghostilities among previously warring

    Monday, March 1, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 791
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. Project: Access to Justice for Women in Situations of Violence: A comparative Study of Women's Police Station in Latin America

    Project: Access to Justice for Women in Situations of Violence: A comparative Study of Women's Police Station in Lati

    Tuesday, January 1, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 266
  31. Women's Political Participation at the Local Government in Latin America

    Women's political participation in municipalities has received little attention until recently, though the chronic un

    Friday, June 1, 2007
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 875
  32. Latin American Security and Defense Network

    Civil Society Organisations67 100
  33. CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: Participatory Evaluation Reports of Aid Flows from a Gender Perspective in Cambodia, Guatemala, Morocco, Mozambique, Peru and Vietnam

    Call for Applications

    Participatory Evaluation Reports of Aid Flows from a Gender Perspective in Cambodia, Gu

    Thursday, July 15, 2010 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 420
  34. INTERVIEW: Indigenous Guatemalan Woman Seeks Mayoral Seat with 'Message of Hope and Opportunity'

    Despite their 20 percent share of the population, Mayan women in Guatemala have limited political and economic power.

    Friday, February 4, 2011 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 969
  35. BLOG: A Grassroots Activist on the Frontlines of the Women's Movement

    Sandra Morán reminds us all why international grassroots solidarity is so important.

    Tuesday, March 22, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 112
  36. BLOG: Genocide in Guatemala, Thirty Years Later

    On June 20th, Guatemala asked the Inter-American Court of Human Rights to declare itself incompetent in ruling on a s

    Monday, July 16, 2012 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 429