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In 2022, we registered 768 attacks against women defenders and organizations that defend the right to a life free from violence in Mesoamerica

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[STATEMENT] No to the restriction of the right to protest in Guatemala

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Migratory repression and banishment for defending rights in Nicaragua

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“What would you do to hug your daughter?” Campaign launched in solidarity with Tamara Dávila, who may be on a hunger strike demanding to see her daughter

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[OPEN LETTER] Mexico: Release human rights defender Kenia Hernández.

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State of Nicaragua withdraws from the CAT review and calls it “Provocative”

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

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

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

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

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We denounce the alarming deterioration of human rights in El Salvador.

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Women Human Rights Defenders and Communities in Struggle in the Context of the Elections in Honduras

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[Joint Statement] Mexico: Harassment of journalists and migrant rights defenders in Chiapas

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[STATEMENT] The Nicaraguan government harasses, criminalizes, attacks, imprisons and exiles women struggling for a better country.

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More than 60 Civil society organisations denounce the alarming deterioration of human rights situation in El Salvador

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Civil society organizations in the region reject the capture of the Constitutional Court and the Attorney General's Office in El Salvador and warn that the principle of separation of powers in the country is being affected.

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[PRESS RELEASE] There is no gender equality without protection for women defenders.

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We demand a March 8th free from repression and patriarchal violence!

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[STATEMENT] National, regional, and international human rights and feminist organizations call for solidarity with our allies from the Uganda Women's Network, "UWONET," and the Uganda National NGO Forum makes an urgent call to stop criminalizing and stigmatizing their work.

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STATEMENT November 29 2020, International Day of Women Human Rights Defenders “Facing the Crisis: United and Stronger”

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Costa Rica: International organisations call for an end to violence and impunity against indigenous human rights defenders

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Nicaraguan authorities’ repression of activists, human rights defenders, and journalists intensifies

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Press Release: “Their Lives are Our Lives”

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El Salvador: Organizations express concern about the increase in digital violence against Women Human Rights Defenders

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OPEN LETTER TO DANIEL ORTEGA, PRESIDENT OF NICARAGUA, SENT BY INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

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Statement by Civil Society Organizations on the Occasion of the New Resolution to be Voted on by the UN Human Rights Council: “Promoting and Protecting Human Rights in Nicaragua”

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Statement of the National Network for Women’s Human Rights in Honduras on the current political crisis.

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[STATEMENT] International Forum Will Monitor the Human Rights Situation in Honduras During the COVID-19 Emergency

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Salvadoran Network responds to COVID-19

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[PRONOUNCEMENT] National Network of Women Human Rights Defenders in Honduras speaks on COVID-19 crisis

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[PRONOUNCEMENT] COVID-19: In the midst of this crisis, it is urgent to halt authoritarianism and defend life, care, rights and human dignity.

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[PRESS RELEASE] Attacks against women defenders on the rise: another huge Mesoamerican epidemic

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We condemn the political repression against the Ayotzinapa mothers in the state of Chiapas

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National and international organizations condemn the passage of the NGO Law and urge a presidential veto in order to guarantee basic rights.

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Human rights organizations back OHCHR report on highly serious human rights violations in Honduras.

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[STATEMENT] National Network of Women Human Rights Defenders in Honduras: We’re women, we´re feminists, we´re rights defenders, we’re Honduran.

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IACHR grants expanded precautionary measures to 17 women human rights defenders in Nicaragua

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[STATEMENT] 29N 2019 International Women Human Rights Defenders Day: In turbulent times Mesoamerican defenders sow seeds of change

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ALERT TO THE INTERNACIONAL COMMUNITY: Today pain and rage pierce the skin of our Latin America once more

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[STATEMENT] ¡Mesoamerican Women Human Rights Defenders say NO to the attack against the Kurdish community!

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[STATEMENT] Disturbing risk situation of women human rights defenders and journalists in Mexico

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

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[STATEMENT] The government of Nicaragua intends to give a false closure to the serious political and human rights crisis, but there are still political prisoners and repression and violence continue by the police, paramilitary forces and political operators

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[STATEMENT] Stop the repression of social protest in Honduras!

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[STATEMENT] Serious infringements of the right to mobilization and social protest persist in Nicaragua

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[STATEMENT] #SetThemFree Campaign / Nicaragua: We demand freedom for all political prisoners and an end to acts of torture and cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment perpetrated against them

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[STATEMENT] National Network of Women Human Rights Defenders in Honduras backs defender Reina Rivera Joya

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Being a woman defender in México means running high risks on a daily basis

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Defending Guapinol to live well

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STATEMENT / Doing #FeministJusticeForBerta three years after her seed was sown

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Manifesto of the Annual Assembly of the National Network of Women Human Rights Defenders in Honduras

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STATEMENT / We demand freedom for Ruth Matute, political prisoner in Nicaragua!

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STATEMENT of the National Network of WHRD in Mexico: #WithoutDefendersThere’sNoMovement

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

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STATEMENT / As feminist movements of Latin America and the Caribbean we demand an immediate end to the criminalization of the feminist movement and of social movements in Nicaragua

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STATEMENT / IM-DEFENSORAS DENOUNCES THE ILLEGAL EXPULSION FROM NICARAGUA OF NICARAGUAN WOMEN HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDER AND CITIZEN ANA QUIRÓS

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NOVEMBER 29TH STATEMENT INTERNATIONAL DAY OF WOMEN HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS: Seeds of Change Defenders Confront Death Policies

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MANIFESTO #WHRDSeedsOfChange

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STATEMENT / IM-Defensoras stand in solidarity with COPINH and the family of Berta Cáceres in denouncing the judicial farce and regime of impunity regarding her political femicide

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WORDS ALSO HAVE THE POWER TO EMBRACE, AND IN THE NETWORK, THE WOMEN OF HONDURAS AND NICARAGUA EMBRACE EACH OTHER AND STRUGGLE TOGETHER

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STATEMENT / The National Network of Women Human Rights Defenders in Honduras hereby denounces the campaign of disparagement, criminalization and racism promoted by extractive companies

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We’ve Had Enough: A Call to Action to Protect Women Human Rights Defenders & their Communities

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IM-DEFENSORAS STRONGLY CONDEMS THE REPRESSION AND ARBITRARY DETENTION OF PROTESTERS IN NICARAGUA ON SUNDAY, OCTOBER 14TH, 2018

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HONDURAS / Pronouncement: the National Defender Network greets the mobilization of Convergence against Continusim.

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HONDURAS / Pronouncement of National Defender Network: Justice for Margarita Murillo and Macarena Valdés

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GUATEMALA / People have the right to protest!

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STATEMENT National Network of Women Human Rights Defenders in Honduras / Justice for Berta, Feminist Justice

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PRONOUNCEMENT / We condemn the revocation of the CICIG mandate and demand guarantees for the security and rights of the persons, rights defenders and organizations affected

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PRONOUNCEMENT / The National Network of Women Human Rights Defenders in Honduras hereby expresses our deepest indignation over the use of the words and image of our sister and compañera in struggle, Berta Cáceres, by the illegitimate ruling government of this country

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STATEMENT / National Network of Women Human Rights Defenders in Honduras: Nine years of coup and resistance

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STATEMENT / The National Network of Women Human Rights Defenders in Mexico visits Dominga, woman human rights defender of water sentenced to 50 years in prison

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OPEN LETTER / IM-DEFENSORAS DEEPLY CONCERNED OVER STIGMATIZATION AND RE-CRIMINALIZATION OF DEFENDER NESTORA SALGADO

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#SOSNicaragua We demand effective compliance by the Nicaraguan government with the recommendations adopted by the IACHR and end its campaign of repression against the civilian population and withdraw the protection and impunity given to paramilitary groups

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IM-DEFENSORAS PRESENTS IN EUROPE REPORT ON ATTACKS AGAINST WOMEN HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS IN MEXICO AND CENTRAL AMERICA

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STATEMENT / We hereby condemn the violent repression of the demonstrations held in Nicaragua against the Social Security reforms, and we demand respect for the legitimate right to protest of Nicaraguan women and men

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OPEN LETTER / We condemn the sexual abuse suffered by Mexican defender Ximena Ramos at the Summit of the Americas

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OPEN LETTER / IM-Defensoras expresses concern over campaign of attacks and criminalization in Guatemala against student leader Lenina García and the University Student Association

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OPEN LETTER / IM-DEFENSORAS CONDEMNS EXTRAJUDICIAL EXECUTION OF MARIELLE FRANCO IN BRASIL

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OPEN LETTER / IM-Defensoras urges UN and IACHR Rapporteurs on Human Rights Defenders to demand an end to State violence and repression in the post-electoral context in Honduras

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STATEMENT National Network of Women Human Rights Defenders in Mexico / #29November. In Mexico, an attack every day against women defenders

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STATEMENT by National Network of Women Human Rights Defenders in Honduras / Defending in order to Live and Live Well. November 29th. International Women Defender Day

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IM-DEFENSORAS STATEMENT RESTABLISHMENT OF CONSTITUTIONAL GUARANTEES IN HONDURAS NOW! IMMEDIATE END TO REPRESSION! DEMOCRACY AND RESPECT FOR VOTE!

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IM-DEFENSORAS STATEMENT / NOVEMBER 29TH: INTERNATIONAL DAY OF WOMEN HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS

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STATEMENT National Network for Women Human Rights in México / Yndira Raped by Agents of the State

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STATEMENT by National Network of Women Human Rights Defenders in Mexico: Justice Denied Four Years after Assassination of Rocío Mesino

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PRESS RELEASE / More than 180 international organizations denounce surge in repression against women human rights defenders in Honduras

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OPEN LETTER / Repression and criminalization worsens against social movements and women human rights defenders in Honduras

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Nicaraguan Initiative of Women Defenders condemns agression against defender of environmental and women’s rights Luisa Centeno

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MEXICO / National Network of Women Human Rights Defenders in Mexico denounces intimidation and harassment against defender Jaqueline Campbell

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Statement of the National Network of Women Human Rights Defenders in Honduras against repression of inhabitants of Villa de San Francisco

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OPEN LETTER / Latent risk of state of siege in Guatemala following expulsion order issued by President Jimmy Morales against International Commissioner against Impunity in Guatemala (CICIG)

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HONDURAS / Letter to Human Rights Prosecutor Soraya Morales for recurring attacks on students of the National Autonomous University of Honduras

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STATEMENT National Network of WHRDs in Mexico / We demand justice for the extrajudicial execution of Meztli Sarabia and effective protection for her family and UPVA members

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STATEMENT National Network of WHRD in Mexico / We condemn sexually related death threats against journalist Sanjuana Martínez

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OPEN LETTER / National Network of Women Human Rights Defenders in Mexico (RNDDHM) condemns illegal detention, physical and psychological torture, and temporary forced disappearance of defender Cristina Erandeni Parades Lachino

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OPEN LETTER / Disturbing context of violence and discrimination against TRANS community in Honduras

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OPEN LETTER to Edison Lanza, IACHR Special Rapporteur for Freedom of Expression about the closure in Nicaragua of the Onda Local radio program

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OPEN LETTER / TO THE GOVERNMENT OF GUATEMALA: WE DEMAND JUSTICE FOR THE ADOLESCENT WOMEN DIED IN THE VIRGIN OF THE ASSUMPTION SAFE HOME

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STATEMENT / ONE YEAR AFTER THE ASSASSINATION OF BERTA CÁCERES

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URGENT ACTION: We denounce death threats against human rights defender Eva Lucero Rivero Ortiz

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STATEMENT / November 29th - International Women Human Rights Defenders Day

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OPEN LETTER / IM-Defensoras Supports Caravan of Central American Mothers Searching for their Disappeared Sons and Daughters

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STATEMENT / IM-Defensoras celebrates acquittal in case criminalizing Salvadoran women rights defender Sonia Sánchez

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STATEMENT / IM-DEFENSORAS EXPRESSES CONCERN OVER SECURITY SITUATION OF WATER RIGHTS DEFENDERS IN PUERTO DE LA LIBERTAD, EL SALVADOR

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STATEMENT / IM-DEFENSORAS DEMANDS PROTECTION FOR WHRDs IN HONDURAS

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STATEMENT / IM-Defensoras condemns the murder of Lenca feminist and women human rights defender Berta Cáceres and demands justice

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OPEN LETTER / IM-Defensoras expresses extreme concern over the serious risk situation faced by LGBTTTIQ rights defenders in Honduras

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PRESS RELEASE / IM-Defensoras Express Concern over Hostility, Attacks and Criminalization Faced by Women Human Rights Defenders in Honduras

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