El Salvador

#WHRDAlert EL SALVADOR / We demand security for feminist and student organizations at the University of El Salvador

Feminists working with student community at University of El Salvador (UES) Activity Mobilization to denounce attacks at UES Attacks experienced Obstruction of justice and complicity of the Higher University Council with offender José Boanerges Osorto Guevara THE FACTS – On July 6, 2018, the former professor at the National University of El Salvador, José Boanerges Osorto […]

6 March 2019

#WHRDAlert EL SALVADOR / Cyber attack on Las 17 website

Las17 Activity Sexual and reproductive rights Attack experienced Cyber attack THE FACTS – Last January 29th the website of Las 17 was subjected to a cyber attack when the portal was deactivated by unknown users. Las17 is a platform for struggling against the crminalization and confinement of women in conditions of vulnerability in El Salvador who […]

18 February 2019

#WHRDAlert EL SALVADOR / Slander and smear campaign against Andrea Ayala and Bárbara Romero, defenders of women’s and LGBTI rights

Andrea Ayala and Bárbara Romero Organization Salvadoran Lesbian Women’s Space for Diversity (ESMULES) Activity Rights of women and LGBTI population Attacks Slander and smear campaign THE FACTS – False news has recently been disseminated in social networks which slanders and defames women defenders Andrea Ayala and Bárbara Romero with the sole intention of disparaging and criminalizing […]

11 February 2019

WE CELEBRATE IMELDA’S FREEDOM!

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 […]

20 December 2018

#29N #16Days Statement of the Salvadoran Network of Women Human Rights Defenders

Around a hundred women representing territorial defender networks from the West, East, Cuscatlán and Metropolitan Area of El Salvador, came together from November 30 to December 1, 2018, on the International Day of Women Human Rights Defenders (November 29th) and the IM-Defensoras Regional Campaign: “Seeds of Change Defenders.” The campaign went on during the 16 […]

18 December 2018