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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. 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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  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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