México

Veracruz Front for Life and Women’s Rights: Sentinel for the rights of women

The National Network of Women Human Rights Defenders in Mexico (RNDDHM) and IM-Defensoras acknowledge the invaluable contribution of the Veracruz Front for Life and Women’s Rights to a life free of violence for women and our full enjoyment of sexual and reproductive rights. We condemn the attacks against members of the Front, which range from […]

3 August 2018

Women Human Rights Defenders from 15 organizations meet on Yucatan Peninsula to map out security and self-care routes

Around 30 women defenders from Yucatan, Campeche and Quintana Roo met in Merida, on July 13th and 14th to acquire instruments for the construction of comprehensive feminist protection plans. These have components of self-care along with physical and digital security that make it possible to continue the work of the defense of human rights in […]

20 July 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, […]

STATEMENT / The National Network of Women Human Rights Defenders in Mexico visits Dominga, woman human rights defender of water sentenced to 50 years in prison

Photo: Dominga 11 years ago, before entering prisión READ/DOWNLOAD STATEMENT July 9, 2018 We demand that the Judiciary of the State of Mexico immediately free this defender who has spent 11 years in political prison Dominga was given the maximum sentence for being a human rights defender On July 4th, the Coordinators of the National Network […]

9 July 2018

#WHRDAlert MEXICO / Arbitrary arrest and criminalization of Elsa Ángeles Vera and Leyla Chávez Arteaga

Elsa Ángeles Vera and Leyla Chávez Arteaga Organization Council of Services of Comprehensive Inclusion and Human Rights; Hidalgo Academy for Education and Human Rights, respectively Activity Defense of human rights Attacks experienced Illegal arrest, criminalization THE FACTS – Last June 15th in Hidalgo, defenders Elsa Ángeles Vera and Leyla Chávez Arteaga were illegally arrested. After being […]

20 June 2018