Dedicado en honor a la vida y lucha de Topacio Reynoso Pacheco, este premio se presenta anualmente desde el 2016 a un grupo juvenil en territorio guatemalteco que trabaje para proteger el medio ambiente y su comunidad a través del arte, la música o cualquier forma creativa [...]
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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By: Maria Reyes Photo: Xinka Parliament November 25th commemorates International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. As such, we honor the leading role women play in the resistance and defense of territory. November 25th was designated as the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women at [...]
Press release: Global art exhibit honouring victims of the 2017 Hogar Seguro fire in Guatemala to tour the Maritimes
Photo: One of the commemorative portraits that's part of the exhibit January 31, 2019 (Halifax) - Beginning on February 1st, an art exhibit commemorating 41 girls and young women killed in a fire at the state-run centre for children and youth Hogar Seguro Virgen de la Asunción in [...]
#NosDuelen56 Solidarity Actions: Justice now for the 41 victims & 15 survivors of the 2017 Hogar Seguro fire
In lead up to the 2nd anniversary of the Hogar Seguro tragedy, we invite you to join us in commemorating and demanding justice for the 41 girls and young women killed, as well as the 15 who were severely injured. Almost two years later, this state crime remains in impunity. TAKE ACTION [...]
International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women — the Canadian government must take action to respect, protect and fulfill the human rights of women, both in Canada and abroad.
En Espanol Sign the letter! The Right Honourable Justin Trudeau Prime Minister of Canada Office of the Prime Minister 80 Wellington Street Ottawa, ON K1A 0A2 Fax: 613-941-6900 CC: The Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould, Minister of Justice and Attorney General The Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs The [...]
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 [...]