Registry of Aggressions against Mesoamerican Women Human Rights Defenders: April 2022 – Preliminary monthly data for El Salvador, Honduras, Mexico and Nicaragua.

April 2022: 401 forms of aggression against 104 women human rights defenders 61% individual / 32% collective / 7% organizations The main attacks have been: Harassment (70) Psychological violence (40) Surveillance, monitoring of practices and stalking in the daily life of the defender (38) Physical violence (33) The defenders under heaviest attack were those who […]

31 May 2022

International feminist solidarity in the face of the illegal cancellation of women’s rights supporter organizations or feminist organizations in Nicaragua.

Since 2018, at least 26 feminist organizations or that suport or work for women’s rights have been illegally closed by the government of Daniel Ortega. We stand in international feminist solidarity, and we call on the world to see Daniel Ortega for what he really is: an unpunished rapist, misogynist, corrupt, and capitalist macho man […]

22 April 2022

Colectivo 46/2 welcome the establishment of an accountability mechanism for Nicaragua during the 49th session of the Human Rights Council

The UN Human Rights Council (HRC) adopted today during its 49th session, by 20 votes in favour, a resolution that establishes for one year a “Group of Experts on Human Rights” with a mandate to investigate and seek accountability for serious human rights violations in Nicaragua. 20 countries abstained, while 7 voted against the resolution […]

4 April 2022

HONDURAS / International Forum calls for immediate release and reparations for defenders of the Guapinol River

The International Forum for Human Rights in Honduras welcomes the granting of two injunctions on 10 February 2022 by the Constitutional Chamber of the Supreme Court of Justice in favour of the 8 defenders of the Guapinol River in Honduras; decisions that recognise the illegality of the process and declared a mistrial, resulting in the […]

14 February 2022

Today more than ever, we must care for ourselves collectively and heal together

This 29 November, worldwide we celebrate International Women Human Rights Defenders’ Day. We recognize the legacy of our ancestors and honor the contributions of women who every day raise their voices against injustice and build alternatives for a dignified life.   Being a woman human rights defender is extremely challenging in a world where patriarchal and […]

1 December 2021