El Salvador

#WHRDAlert EL SALVADOR / Assailants kill RACDES member Dina Yaseni Puente, defender of land, territory and common assets

Dina Yaseni Puente Organization Network of Community Environmentalists in El Salvador (RACDES) Activity Defense of the land, territory and common assets Attack experienced MURDER THE FACTS – Dina Yaseni Puente, 39 years of age, from the community of Jujutla in Ahuachapán, was a defender committed to the struggle for the country’s natural and social assets. On […]

13 August 2018

International Feminist Solidarity Day with Nicaragua

On Thursday, July 19, attending the call of the international feminist movement, women human rights defenders and feminist women from around the world participated through various actions in a day of solidarity with Nicaragua. The IM-Defensoras, we joined the call encouraging the participation of the national networks, spreading the call and participating in the tweet, […]

20 July 2018

#WHRDAlert EL SALVADOR / Judge obstructs right to defend rights of feminist organizations

Feminist Collective for Local Development, FESPAD and Citizen Group for the Decriminalization of Abortion Activity The right to defend rights; Women’s rights Attacks experienced Obstruction by judge of right to defend rights; restriction of rights to protest and demonstrate THE FACTS – The Feminist Collective for Local Development, the Foundation for the Study and Application of […]

3 July 2018

Gender Identity Bill presented in El Salvador

On March 22nd, the new Gender Identity Bill was presented in the Legislative Assembly of El Salvador at the iniative of the Standing Bureau for a Gender Identity Law. This proposed law, which gives gives all people in El Salvador the right to change the registry of their names in keeping with their gender identity, […]

12 April 2018

UN Rapporteur Michel Forst meets with Salvadoran defenders

On Thursday, February 8th, the UN Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders, Michel Forst, in the course of his official visit to El Salvador, joined our Co-Coordinator Alejandra Burgos; Acting Human Rights Prosecutor, Marcia Aguiluz, of CEJIL; and Alberto Brunori, representative of the UN High Commissioner, in a public forum on the Twentieth Anniversary of the […]

20 February 2018