The Pact to Care among Ourselves. 2010-2021: IM-Defensoras’ Approach to Feminist Holistic Protection in Mesoamerica.

In 2010 we, women defenders from diverse social movements in Mesoamerica and other countries gathered in Oaxaca, Mexico, to share our concern and powerlessness in the face of the violence touching our bodies and lives. It was there that the pact to protect and care among ourselves, also known as Feminist Holistic Protection (PIF in […]

9 December 2022
Sus vidas nuestras vidas

[CAMPAIGN] “Their Lives are Our Lives”

How to be involved and participate in the campaign?  PRESS RELEASE

7 July 2020

Three weeks of defender voices in policy decision spaces

We’re at the 43rd Session of the UN Human Rights Council. Our goal: to position Mesoamerican women defenders -and the attacks they face- among issues dealt with on the official agenda and in parallel activities. Why? So that the governments, international bodies and the entire world will hear us. The UN Human Rights Council is […]

27 February 2020

Outset of International Feminist Solidarity Mission with Women Human Rights Defenders in Honduras: “The Embrace.”

Monday, January 21, 2019, marks the beginning of the Feminist Solidarity Mission in Honduras, entitled “The Embrace”. It is organized by the Mesoamerican Initiative of Women Human Rights Defenders (IM-Defensoras) and the National Network of Women Human Rights Defenders in Honduras, which is in charge of the development of the political activity in Honduran territory. […]

22 January 2019

16 Days Campaign 2017 / IM-Defensoras calls for holistic feminist protection as part of the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence Campaign

STETEMENT NOVEMBER 29TH: INTERNATIONAL DAY OF WOMEN HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS  As is the case every year, this coming November 25th marks the outset of the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence Campaign, which will go on until December 10th. On November 29th, the International Day of Women Human Rights Defenders will be observed in this […]

22 November 2017