Today, April 13th, 2021, marks the 7th anniversary of the murder of Topacio Reynoso Pacheco. At the age of 16, she was a member of the peaceful resistance against a Canadian-owned silver mine near her home in Mataquescuintla, Guatemala. Topacio was a co-founder of the Mataquescuintla youth movement to resist [...]
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Originally posted in the NB Media Coop. BTS Fredericton member Tracy Glynn gave this speech at the "Women on the Move Until We are All Free" rally in Fredericton on April 24, 2015. I’m a member of Breaking the Silence – a network of people in the Maritimes who began [...]
Written by Betsy Pocop. November 25 is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. It marks the first day of the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence, and December 10 – International Human Rights Day – is the final day. This 16 days of activism is [...]
Activista guatemalteca dio charla en Toronto http://www.elcorreo.ca/story.php?story_id=19560 Norma Herrera, coordinadora del programa No Violencia y Construcción de la Paz, de la Unión Nacional de Mujeres Guatemaltecas UNAMG, expuso la semana pasada en Toronto el tema: Violencia contra la Mujer y Feminicidio en Guatemala. La charla tuvo lugar el pasado jueves [...]