NEWS / “La Rojita” is 3 years old!

On Wednesday, January 25th, La Red Radio-La Rojita, an internet radio station of the National Network of Women Human Rights Defenders in Honduras, celebrated its three years of existence giving voice to women human rights defenders in Honduras and accompanying their struggles with music, information, interviews, coverage and feminist sorority. We, of IM-Defensoras, thank and congratulate […]

26 January 2017

#WHRDAlert ECUADOR / Stop the repression against territorial defenders in Ecuador – Solidarity with Ecological Action

We, of IM-Defensoras, call on the government of Ecuador to guarantee the security and integrity of the human rights defenders who are opposing the Pananza-San Carlos mega-mining operation; end all forms of criminalization, harassment and militarization in the area subjected to a state of exception since last December 14th; and respect the right to defend […]

8 January 2017

Marta Sánchez Soler and Morena Herrera #WHRDs #WomenWhoInspireUs

Marta Sánchez Soler, President of the Mesoamerican Migrant Movement, and Morena Herrera, founder of the Feminist Collective for Local Development in El Salvador, both of whom are members of IM-Defensoras, have been included by the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) on a list of the 100 most influential and inspiring women on the planet. For those […]

28 November 2016

OPEN LETTER / IM-Defensoras Supports Caravan of Central American Mothers Searching for their Disappeared Sons and Daughters

DOWNLOAD OPEN LETTER Mesoamerica, November 22, 2016 – One more year, and this makes twelve, that the Caravan of Central American Mothers Searching for their Disappeared Sons and Daughters have come to Mexico City to continue their tireless search for their sons and daughters. Backed by the Mesoamerican Migrant Movement, the caravan will leave its […]

23 November 2016

GUATEMALA / We recognize, admire and support the struggle of the women, wives, daughters and family members of the political prisoners of Huehuetenago, Guatemala

¡FREE THE HUEHUETENANGO POLITICAL PRISONERS! During the last few days, a trial has been going on after judicial proceedings were initiated against seven community authorities from Santa Cruz Barillas and Santa Eulalia, in the province of Huehuetenango, Guatemala. These men are being criminalized for defending their territory and natural environament, and five of them have […]

26 July 2016