Serie: Experiencias Comunitarias de Defensa de la Tierra y los Territorios

Friday, 24th February 2017

La serie Experiencias Comunitarias de Defensa de la Tierra y los Territorios recoge seis casos que fueron reconstruidos de forma colectiva por las organizaciones indígenas y campesinas protagonistas, así como un documento con la síntesis y el balance.

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Photo source: Global Witness

Honduras: the deadliest country in the World for environmental activism

Thursday, 2nd February 2017

More than 120 people have been killed in Honduras since 2010 for standing up to companies that grab land and trash the environment

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Reflexión colectiva y mejores prácticas para el monitoreo de tierras en Nicaragua

Wednesday, 21st December 2016

Avances de la ENI Nicaragua

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Access to land for indigenous women: an essential condition for eradicating gender violence

Friday, 16th December 2016

I grew up near a mythical river: the Wanki, which runs along the border that today separates Honduras from Nicaragua. 

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Mónica Romero Comunidad Guarani Tabacal La Loma

Mónica Romero's story for for the #16Days of Activism Against Gender Based Violence

Wednesday, 7th December 2016

For 13 years Mónica Romero, 'mburubicha' (Maximum Authority) of the Guaraní Indigenous Community El Tabacal, along with her daughter Chilli and other Guarani women has been at the forefront of a struggle to recover land in Salta Province, Northern Argentina. As part of the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Based Violence, we are highlighting the work of women land rights defenders like Mónica, and the ways in which land rights are key for eradicating violence against women.

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Photo Credit: Aisling Walsh/Trocaire

Women in Honduras and Guatemala defend their communities from land grabbing by agribusiness

Tuesday, 6th December 2016

“We live right next to the plantation and the guards are always passing the house. They shout at us, they scare the children, they insult me and threaten that they will shoot me. The children don’t want to go to school any more. They threw tear gas at us once when I was pregnant.”

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