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IM-DEFENSORAS PRESENTS IN EUROPE REPORT ON ATTACKS AGAINST WOMEN HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS IN MEXICO AND CENTRAL AMERICA

READ/DOWNLOAD PRESS RELEASE PDF Between 2015 and 2016 IM-Defensoras recorded 2,197 attacks against women human rights defenders in El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico and Nicaragua. The report will be presented in Bilbao, Barcelona, Brussels, Madrid and Palma Women Human Rights Defenders Sandra Peniche (Mexico) and Sonia Sánchez (El Salvador) will explain the cases and the […]

10 May 2018

STATEMENT / We hereby condemn the violent repression of the demonstrations held in Nicaragua against the Social Security reforms, and we demand respect for the legitimate right to protest of Nicaraguan women and men

READ/DOWNLOAD OPEN LETTER Daniel Ortega, President of the Republic of Nicaragua. Rosario Murillo, Vice President of the Republic of Nicaragua. April 27, 2018. We, 322 undersigned national, diverse regional and international organizations and networks, hereby condemn the violent repression of the demonstrations held in Nicaragua against the Social Security reforms, and we demand respect for […]

27 April 2018

OPEN LETTER / We condemn the sexual abuse suffered by Mexican defender Ximena Ramos at the Summit of the Americas

READ/DOWNLOAD OPEN LETTER  Mesoamerica, April 16, 2018 – The Mesoamerican Initiative of Women Human Rights Defenders (IM-Defensoras) express strong condemnation of the sexual abuse perpetrated against Ximena Ramos Pedrueza Ceballos, Mexican environmental defender of the Mexican Center for Environmental Rights (CEMDA) during the Summit of the Americas in Lima, Peru. Last April 12th, Ximena Ramos […]

25 April 2018

#WHRDAlert SYSTEMATIC THREATS AGAINST WOMEN DEFENDERS OF THE SANTA BARBARA ENVIRONMENTAL MOVEMENT (MAS)

National Network of WHRD in Honduras – Defenders Eulogia García and Betty Vásquez, members of the Zacapa Women’s Network and the Santa Barbara Environmental Movement (MAS), together with the Coordinator of the Women’s Network, Sandra Bautista, have once again been subjected to threats by activists of the National Party. Last April 4th, a nationalist activist […]

12 April 2018