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16 Days Campaign 2017 / IM-Defensoras calls for holistic feminist protection as part of the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence Campaign

STETEMENT NOVEMBER 29TH: INTERNATIONAL DAY OF WOMEN HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS  As is the case every year, this coming November 25th marks the outset of the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence Campaign, which will go on until December 10th. On November 29th, the International Day of Women Human Rights Defenders will be observed in this […]

22 November 2017

CALL TO ACTION IN SUPPORT OF HONDURAN WOMEN HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS

Since June 2017, IM-Defensoras has produced 14 Urgent Alerts about attacks against women human rights defenders, their organizations and communities. Most of these are perpetrated by State agents, including excessive use of force, arbitrary detentions and/or criminal charges. This escalation of violence undermines citizen participation. From October 4th-10th, join us in a coordinated call to action at the Honduran Embassy in your country to […]

28 September 2017

Newsletter IM-Defenders

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9 December 2016

STATEMENT / November 29th – International Women Human Rights Defenders Day

DOWNLOAD STATEMENT On November 29th, the International Day of Women Human Rights Defenders and all those who work for the Human Rights of Women, we, of the Mesoamerican Initiative of Women Human Rights Defenders (IM-Defensoras), made up of more than 750 defenders in El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, México and Nicaragua, recognize the important work done […]

5 December 2016