Imelda Córtez is a young Salvadoran woman, 21 years old, who has spent two years in prison accused of “attempted homicide” after she experienced an out-of hospital birth. Imelda had gotten pregnant after being subjected to sexual abuse and rape by her mother’s spouse. On Monday, December 17, 2018, a court exonerated her and decreed […]
We hereby express our solidarity with Rayneia Lima’s family and demand justice, clarification of circumstances and identification of those responsible for her murder. #WeWantToStayAlive #StopTheImpunity
NICARAGUA / WE DENOUNCE THE DISMISSAL OF HEALTH PERSONNEL FOR ATTENDING TO DEMONSTRATORS in the Oscar Danilo Rosales School Hospital (HEODRA), property of the State of León.
WE DENOUNCE THE DISMISSAL OF HEALTH PERSONNEL FOR ATTENDING TO DEMONSTRATORS in the Oscar Danilo Rosales School Hospital (HEODRA), property of the State of León. We remind the Nicaraguan government that prohibiting attention to wounded demonstrators is a human rights violation that has been denounced at the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR). We extend […]
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 […]
On May 15, 2018, Saudi authorities arrested at least 12 women human rights defenders (WHRDs) who were advocating for their right to drive. Currently, even though because of their efforts the prohibition preventing women from driving in Saudi Arabia was lifted, five of the detained WHRDs are still in prison and are victims of a […]