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WORDS ALSO HAVE THE POWER TO EMBRACE, AND IN THE NETWORK, THE WOMEN OF HONDURAS AND NICARAGUA EMBRACE EACH OTHER AND STRUGGLE TOGETHER

We fill the bomb crater And sow our land again And sing again Because life will never be conquered (anonymous Vietnamese poem) National Network of Women Human Rights Defenders in Honduras – Today we wish to send words of memory, tenderness and indignation to our feminist comrades and to the people of Nicaragua. We feel […]

22 October 2018

IM-Defensoras and national networks meets with women defenders in Mesoamerica and Colombia

From last October 8th to 11th, the IM-Defensoras and members of the national networks attended a regional gathering in Colombia to assess a psycho-social focus with a gender-based perspective in the work of protecting rights defenders. The gathering was made possible thanks to the joint effort of the International Peace Brigades (IPB) and the Mesoamerican […]

IM-DEFENSORAS STRONGLY CONDEMS THE REPRESSION AND ARBITRARY DETENTION OF PROTESTERS IN NICARAGUA ON SUNDAY, OCTOBER 14TH, 2018

READ/DOWNLOAD STATEMENT  Mesoamérica, October 15th, 2018 – The Mesoamerican Initiative of Women Human Rights Defenders (IM-Defensoras) joins the international community in condemning the arbitrary detention with excessive use of force on protesters that were about to participate in a demonstration this past Sunday, October 14th, in Managua. The detention took place during a demonstration to demand […]

15 October 2018

Women defenders in Guerrero join forces to combat attacks

National Network of Women Human Rights Defenders in Mexico – On August 25-26th, as many as 18 women defenders in Guerrero, members of 10 diverse social organizations, advanced in the construction of comprehensive security protocols with a feminist approach. Their aim was to continue working more forcefully in defense of human rights. Meeting together in […]

24 September 2018