Statements

Being a woman defender in México means running high risks on a daily basis

RNDDHM expressed concern to UN High Commissioner Michelle Bachelet, and UN Women’s representative in Mexico, Belén Sanz, over the critical situation of women defenders. Mexico, April 9, 2019. On April 6th, members of the National Network of Women Human Rights Defenders in Mexico (RNDDHM) expressed their concern to Michelle Bachelet, UN High Commissioner for Human […]

30 April 2019

Defending Guapinol to live well

“We aren’t going anywhere without them We’re not going away because we love them” Tegucigalpa, March 7, 2019 – With all the political struggle now going on in the courtrooms as trials have become a central activity in our movements, there is much to say and much to share from the feminist perspective of the […]

1 April 2019

STATEMENT / Doing #FeministJusticeForBerta three years after her seed was sown

READ/DOWNLOAD STATEMENT  Mesoamerica, March 2, 2019 – On the night of March 2, 2016, some tried to put out her light, hush her rebellious words, and vanquish the fighting spirit of our comrade Berta Cáceres. They paid no attention to the fact that Berta, a Lenca indigenous woman, feminist defender of territory and the rights […]

2 March 2019

Manifesto of the Annual Assembly of the National Network of Women Human Rights Defenders in Honduras

The National Network of Women Human Rights Defenders in Honduras gathered together in the fresh, green city Siguatepeque to hold our National Assembly 2018, last December 15th and16th. All of us who were able to attend and share this time had made the date to participate in the debate and decision-making that reinforce the work […]

1 February 2019

STATEMENT / We demand freedom for Ruth Matute, political prisoner in Nicaragua!

READ/DOWNLOAD STATEMENT  Ruth Matute has been a political prisoner in Nicaragua since October 2018. She is recuperating from an operation due to a severe heart condition and her life is in danger. Mesoamerica, January 31st, 2019 – We, the 179 undersigned organizations demand that the Nicaraguan government immediately free Ruth Matute, who has been held […]

31 January 2019