NEWS / IM-Defensoras present in the AWID Forum 2016 in Brazil

COME GET TO KNOW THE WORK OF WOMEN HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS IN AMERICA Thursday 8 / 18’30 – 19’30 h / Vila Nova de Praia WHRDs Tribute Together let’s construct the collective memory of our movements. This Tribute honors the feminists, women human rights defenders and LGBTQI activists who are no longer with us. It […]

7 septiembre 2016

OPEN LETTER / JUSTICE, a demand still alive six months after Berta Cáceres’ murder

READ/DOWNLOAD OPEN LETTER Mesoamerica, September 2, 2016 – Justice is our demand. Six months have passed since Berta Cáceres was killed, but impunity for the crime still reigns. Although the Public Prosecutor of Honduras had four men arrested for their alleged responsibility, these arrests have not brought justice because they are not the result of […]

NEWS / IM-DEFENSORAS and national groups tell UN Rapporteur on Human Rights Defenders about attacks and impunity faced by women defenders in Mesoamerica

When UN Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights Defenders, Michel Forst, visited Honduras in August, representatives of IM-Defensoras and other national networks and groups had the chance to meet with him to discuss the situation in which we carry on our work as defenders in different countries. Our Co-Coordinator Alejandra Burgos presented him with […]

6 septiembre 2016

OPEN LETTER / Mr. Michel Forst – Alarming context of impunity and attacks against women human rights defenders in Mexico and Central America

DOWNLOAD OPEN LETTER Mr. Michel Forst UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights Defenders Mesoamerica, August 26, 2016 – We, the 750 women human rights defenders of El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, México and Nicaragua who make up the Mesoamerican Initiative of Women Human Rights Defenders (IM-Defensoras) are writing to you to express our concern over the […]

29 agosto 2016

IM-Defensoras at Regional Dialogue‬ on “An Interchange of Good Practices: New challenges for the erradication of violence agaist women”

‪The Regional Dialogue‬ on the “Interchange of Good Practices: New challenges for the erradication of violence agaist women” took place last July 26 and 27 in Pachuca, Hidalgo, in Mexico. The event was co-organized by several different state and federal government entities along with a number of feminist and human rights organizations, and featured the […]

4 agosto 2016