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[Urgent Alert] EL SALVADOR / National Police and special agents forcibly evict Cuisnahuat park and destroy infrastructure

In the early morning hours of August 20th, the National Civil Police of El Salvador (PNC) and the Units for the Maintenance of Order (UMO) violently evacuated ten townspeople from a park in the municipality of Cuisnahuat. They also destroyed community infrastructure including a water well that supplied the community. The siege continues.  Since July […]

22 August 2020

JOB POSITION / Finance Officer for IM-Defensoras

The Mesoamerican Women Human Rights Initiative (IM-Defensoras) is a local to regional alliance of organizations and networks of Women Human Rights Defenders (WHRDs) in Mexico and Central America, a region gripped by violence and gender discrimination. IM-Defensoras works to strengthen regional strategies and national WHRD networks with gender sensitive holistic resources that enhance Mesoamerican WHRDs’ […]

12 November 2019

Rebel Manifesto of Honduran Women (Pronouncement at 2019 Honduran Women’s Gathering)

In the rebellious Garifuna terrirory of Vallecito, Iriona, Colón, Honduras, in the presence of nature that brings life and hope, more than 1200 women and 350 girls and boys walked into the gathering, bringing embraces, life and words from Choluteca, El Paraíso, Copan, Olancho, Valle, Francisco Morazán, Gracias a Dios, Colón, Yoro, Cortes, Atlántida, Intibucá, […]

31 July 2019

[STATEMENT] National and international organizations condemn acts of repression against girls, boys, teenagers and young people protesting in Honduras

The Americas, July 22, 2019. In the face of recent acts of repression in Honduras, such as the abusive use of tear gas, physical attacks and arrests victimizing under-age persons, we, the undersigned organizations, condemn the continuation of the indiscriminate use of force by the armed services of Honduras and make a resounding call on […]

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