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Tweet Recap: Courage and Crisis

Tweet Recap: Courage and Crisis

On June 23 2016 Brenda Rangel, Claudia Medina, Martha Sánchez Soler and Pilar Arrese Alcala, four women human rights defenders… Read More »

Meet Pilar Carolina Arrese Alcala, Mexico

Meet Pilar Carolina Arrese Alcala, Mexico

Pilar Carolina Arrese Alcala is a psychologist who works with the highly respected Centro de Derechos Humanos Miguel Agustín Prodh… Read More »

Meet Martha Fernanda Sánchez Soler, Mexico

Meet Martha Fernanda Sánchez Soler, Mexico

Martha Fernanda Sánchez Soler is the co-founder and president of the Mesoamerican Migrant Movement. The Movement is a Mexican-based network… Read More »

Meet Claudia Medina, Mexico

Claudia Medina

Claudia Medina is a sexual violence and torture survivor and member of Breaking the Silence: All Together Against Torture—a campaign… Read More »

Announcing delegation of Mexican women activists to Ottawa!

Join us online#defensorasJune 20 - 24

Follow along online from June 20 – 24 as a delegation of four grassroots women activists from Mexico visits Canada’s capital… Read More »

Join us June 22! Courage and Crisis: Testimony from the Front Lines

Join us June 22! Courage and Crisis: Testimony from the Front Lines

Please join us for a panel discussion at the University of Ottawa featuring four women human rights defenders from Mexico… Read More »

Month In Review: May 2016

Month In Review: May 2016

Our Month In Review is now available online! Catch up on what happened in May – including the sentencing of Narges… Read More »

Inter-American Human Rights System Underfunded

Inter-American Human Rights System Underfunded

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) announced that it would be cutting down its staff by 40% due to… Read More »

Reconciliation in South Sudan: Put survivors of sexual violence at the center

Reconciliation in South Sudan: Put survivors of sexual violence at the center

South Sudan’s leadership pledges to address the massive sexual violence that the state military and the rebels committed during the… Read More »

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