El Salvador

#WHRDAlert EL SALVADOR / Alarming increase in hate crimes and culture against LGBTTTI persons

Members of LGBTTTI communities Activity Sexual, reproductive and LBGTTTI rights Attacks experienced Hate crimes, Hate culture FACTS – Last February 23rd, the Normal Collective released a statement denouncing the fact that between February 19th and 21st, at least 3 women were victims of hate crimes in El Salvador. In all cases, the públic statements of the Attorney […]

24 February 2017

#WHRDAlert EL SALVADOR / Smear campaign intensifies, threats and verbal misogynous attacks against Margarita Posada, Coordinator of the National Health Forum

MARGARITA POSADA Organization National Health Forum Activity Social and econòmic rights Attacks experienced Threats, Smear campaign, Insults on social networks Margarita Posada is a widely recognized #WHRD, Coordinator of the National Health Forum, whose work has been basic in impeding the privatization of social security and supporting a medications law in El Salvador. With an […]

19 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

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