México

IM-DEFENSORAS STATEMENT / NOVEMBER 29TH: INTERNATIONAL DAY OF WOMEN HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS

DOWNLOAD STATEMENT We demand that the State comply with its obligation to guarantee protection for women human rights defenders. We need the adoption of Comprehensive Feminist Protection strategies that offer optimal responses, adapted to the context and specific security needs of women defenders and their movements. Celedonia Zalazar, Metzli Sarabia, Miriam Rodríguez, Sherly Montoya, Miroslava […]

29 November 2017

STATEMENT National Network for Women Human Rights in México / Yndira Raped by Agents of the State

On October 26th, the National Network for Women Human Rights in México (RNDDHM) issued a públic statement condemning the campaign orchestrated by the government of Guerrero to undermine claims of torture presented by the women’s rights defender Yndira Sandoval Sánchez. The Network reports that last September 16th, Yndira was illegally deprived of her freedom and […]

3 November 2017

STATEMENT by National Network of Women Human Rights Defenders in Mexico: Justice Denied Four Years after Assassination of Rocío Mesino

Last October 19th, the National Network of Women Human Rights Defenders in Mexico isssued a statement denouncing ongoing impunity in the murder of the defender of campesino communities, Rocío Mesino, on October 19th, 2013, in Atoyac, Guerrero. According to the Network, the Attorney General of the state of Guerrero has denied access to justice for […]

MEXICO / National Network of Women Human Rights Defenders in Mexico denounces intimidation and harassment against defender Jaqueline Campbell

READ/DOWNLOAD OPEN LETTER Mexico, August 25, 2017 Issue: We denounce the intimidation and harassment of defender Jaqueline Campbell Rubén Ignacio Moreira Valdez Governor of Coahuila Víctor Zamora Rodríguez Interior Secretary of Coahuila Homero Ramos Gloria Attorney General of Coahuila Hugo Gutiérrez Rodríguez General Coordinato of ‘Fuerza Coahuila’ José Luis Chapa Reséndiz State Security Commissioner Last […]

5 September 2017

Congratulations to Luchadoras TV on 5 years of building the transforming power of women’s voices

Congratulations to Luchadoras TV on 5 years of building the transforming power of women’s voices; seeking and presenting new examples that break with gender stereotypes; and visibilizing the struggles of women human rights defenders in Mexico and Central America. THANK YOU SO MUCH!

2 August 2017