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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JASIL MEETS WITH MEMBERS OF MONGOLIAN PARLIAMENT

Thursday, 15th December 2016

In 15 December 2016, Director of JASIL, Hijaba Ykhanbai  met with the newly elected Parliament Member, Mr. Badelkhan Havdslaam, and Mr.Murat Dakei, at the State Palace. 

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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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Maxima Acuña talks to students at San Marcos University in Lima. Credit: Rosa Montalvo Reinoso

Interview with Maxima Acuña for the #16Days of Activism Against Gender Based Violence

Monday, 5th December 2016

As part of the #16Days of Activism Against Gender Based Violence, we are highlighting the work of women land rights defenders like Maxima Acuña, and the ways in which land rights are key for eradicating violence against women.

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Photo by ProtectDefenders.eu

ILC at "Defenders are not criminals", first annual meeting of beneficiaries of ProtectDefenders.eu

Monday, 5th December 2016

“Defenders are not criminals” is the motto of the first annual meeting of beneficiaries of ProtectDefenders.eu, the newly launched Human Rights mechanism implemented by twelve International Civil Society Organisations and funded by the European Union.

 

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