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  1. Reports/Policy Briefs89 888
  2. EL SALVADOR: Women in El Salvador ready to Take Charge after Women Leadership in Politics Course

    On 14 January 2014 the closing ceremony of the VII course on Women Leadership was held in the municipality of Antiguo

    Tuesday, February 18, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 261
  3. EL SALVADOR: El Salvador Elections: Putting Women's Right on the Agenda

    Jenny Pierce's recent piece about El Salvador on the Inter-American Development Bank's blog, Sin Miedos, questioned w

    Friday, January 31, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 226
  4. 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
  5. Report of the Twelfth Session of the Regional Conference on Women in Latin America and the Caribbean

    Friday, October 18, 2013
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 016
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. EL SALVADOR/AMERICAS: Everyday aggression

    ONE night last year police received a call from worried residents of a wealthy area of San Salvador, El Salvador's ca

    Saturday, September 21, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 095
  9. 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
  10. 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
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  12. GUATEMALA: Nobel Laureate Rigoberta Menchu Tum Speaks on Justice & Sentencing in Guatemala

    The long struggle for justice has come to a point of resolution this week as the High Impact Court “A”cou

    Friday, May 17, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 961
  13. 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
  14. GUATEMALA: Faces Covered, Rape Victims Testify at Trial of Guatemala's Former Military Strongman

    Indigenous women were systematically gang-raped by Guatemala soldiers and members of paramilitary groups during the c

    Tuesday, April 2, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 901
  15. GUATEMALA: Guatemalan Women Sue Canadian Mining Company for Rape

    On Wednesday March 20, Rios Montt, the former president of Guatemala, went on trial for genocide and crimes against h

    Sunday, March 24, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 880
  16. Mexico, Honduras & Guatemala – From Survivors to Defenders, Women Confronting Violence

    Monday, March 11, 2013
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 782
  17. GUATEMALA: Five Murdered Women the Latest Victims of Guatemala's War on Women

    Last week, 35-year-old Carmen Virginia Tuez Franco was found murdered in Guatemala City alongside her niece Silvia Ma

    Tuesday, January 22, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 746
  18. LATIN AMERICA: Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Against Women is Widespread in 12 Latin American Countries

    A new report published by the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) in collaboration

    Thursday, January 17, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 742
  19. GUATEMALA:Women Human Rights Defenders: Activism's Front-Line

    The first time I heard the term Women Human Rights Defender (WHRD) it was a bit of revelation to me.

    Thursday, November 29, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 667
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. MEXICO: Drug War: Mexican Citizens Fed up With the Bloodshed

    Margarita Lopez begins to speak about the horrible events that marked the end of her daughter's life in a low, even t

    Wednesday, October 17, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 568
  23. MEXICO/UNITED STATES: Heart-to-Heart on the Drug War

    Margarita Lopez begins to speak about the horrible events that marked the end of her daughter's life in a low, even t

    Wednesday, October 3, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 441
  24. NICARAGUA: Nicaraguan Rights Groups Call Sexual Abuse an 'Epidemic'

    Last month saw two major stories involving sexual abuse in the headlines of Nicaraguan newspapers.

    Wednesday, October 3, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 468
  25. GUATEMALA: Army's Former Sex Slaves Testify in Guatemala

    “In the garrison they had rooms where they would rape us; sometimes there were three, four or five soldiers,&rd

    Saturday, September 29, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 498
  26. GUATEMALA: Women's Gathering in Defense of Water, Life and Territory

    “In the struggle to defend our territory, our natural resources, what's at stake is our very existence.”

    Friday, September 28, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 448
  27. 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
  28. NICARAGUA: Pregnant Nicaraguan Girls Forced to Become Mothers

    Carla lost everything when she got pregnant at the age of 13: her first year of secondary school, her family, her boy

    Wednesday, August 22, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 329
  29. CENTRAL AMERICA: Women's Murder Rate Skyrocketing in Honduras

    Women are being murdered in Honduras -- already deemed the world's deadliest country by the United Nations -- at a sk

    Sunday, July 29, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 275
  30. CENTRAL AMERICA: Sharing Ideas to Stem Violence Against Women

    It's a crime that's rising in Seattle and across the country, and it is even more profound in places like El Salvador

    Friday, July 27, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 274
  31. CENTRAL AMERICA: Mexico Fails to Tackle Increased Levels of Violence Against Women

    The Mexican authorities have failed to protect women from increasing levels of violence and discrimination or to ensu

    Friday, July 13, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 209
  32. CENTRAL AMERICA: How the Drug Trade Fuels Femicide in Central America

    Since the "Northern Triangle" of El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala emerged as the main corridor for US-bo

    Thursday, July 12, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 208
  33. LATIN AMERICA: Best and Worst Countries in Latin America for Women

    The best places for women to live in Latin America and the Caribbean are Barbados and Cuba, according to a May report

    Monday, July 9, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 207
  34. NICARAGUA: Law on Violence Against Women Goes into Effect

    On June 22, the Law on Violence Against Women entered into force in Nicaragua, with the approval of its rules of proc

    Friday, July 6, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 205
  35. 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
  36. COLOMBIA: Colombians Doubt a Law Can Get Them Home Again

    Women constitute about 55 percent of Colombia's 3 to 5 million internally displaced population, and a new land restit

    Monday, June 25, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 194
  37. CENTRAL AMERICA: Still a Long Way to Go in Fight Against Sexual Violence

    Access to justice for women who suffer sexual violence in Central America and southern Mexico remains limited despite

    Friday, June 8, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 123
  38. CENTRAL AMERICA: Nobel Laureates Highlight Violence Against Women in Mexico, Central America

    Increased militarization in Mexico, Honduras and Guatemala has created more insecurity, especially for women, a repor

    Tuesday, June 5, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 089
  39. NICARAGUA: Nicaragua Advances in Combating Violence Against Women

    Endless economic and military interference by the U-S and former European colonial powers has resulted in years and y

    Friday, June 1, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 073
  40. 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
  41. LATIN AMERICA: '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

    Monday, May 7, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 081
  42. LATIN AMERICA: Latin America Opens Up to Equality

    Quietly and against the odds, women are stepping up the political ladder in Latin America, moving ahead of the United

    Tuesday, May 1, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 034
  43. 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
  44. 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
  45. 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
  46. NICARAGUA: Nicaraguan Feminists Protest For Their Bodies, Autonomy, Lives

    The news of the day was that Democratic representatives walked out of a hearing on “religious liberty and birth

    Wednesday, February 22, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 855
  47. GUATEMALA: Violence Towards Women: Rhetoric In Guatemala

    In 2008, the Guatemalan parliament passed a law against ‘femicide' (even though it's a word you won't find in a

    Friday, February 17, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 854
  48. 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
  49. NICARAGUA: Forum on Violence against Women in Nicaragua

    A forum on violence against women will be held in Nicaragua on Friday, after the recent approval of a comprehensive l

    Sunday, February 12, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 811
  50. GUATEMALA: Reckoning with Genocide in Guatemala

    A man in a mask opens a door.

    Friday, February 10, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 798

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