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MANIFESTO #WHRDSeedsOfChange

“Women defenders are our sentinels who fight for freedom, equality, and justice. If their names resound far beyond their own countries, it is because their courage, commitment and selflessness have inspired thousands around the world. They epitomize the countless defenders who, in the glare of the spotlight or in the anonymity of their struggles, have […]

25 November 2018

STATEMENT / IM-Defensoras stand in solidarity with COPINH and the family of Berta Cáceres in denouncing the judicial farce and regime of impunity regarding her political femicide

READ/DOWNLOAD STATEMENT Mesoamerica, October 29, 2018 – The Mesoamerican women defenders who make up IM-Defensoras declare ourselves in rebellion and raise our voices in solidarity with the Civic Council of Indigenous Peoples’ Organizations in Honduras (COPINH) and the family of our companion Berta Cáceres in denouncing the numerous irregularities that make a deliberate farce of […]

30 October 2018

STATEMENT / The National Network of Women Human Rights Defenders in Honduras hereby denounces the campaign of disparagement, criminalization and racism promoted by extractive companies

The National Network of Women Human Rights Defenders in Honduras hereby expresses the following to the national and international community: 1. We emphatically repudiate the campaigns of disparagement, criminalization, racism, stigmatization and threats in the social networks and news media by extractive companies and persons linked to their projects of death and plunder, as well […]

22 October 2018

WORDS ALSO HAVE THE POWER TO EMBRACE, AND IN THE NETWORK, THE WOMEN OF HONDURAS AND NICARAGUA EMBRACE EACH OTHER AND STRUGGLE TOGETHER

We fill the bomb crater And sow our land again And sing again Because life will never be conquered (anonymous Vietnamese poem) National Network of Women Human Rights Defenders in Honduras – Today we wish to send words of memory, tenderness and indignation to our feminist comrades and to the people of Nicaragua. We feel […]