JASS & Nobel Laureates Lead Rights Delegation to Mesoamerica


JASS Mesoamerica and regional allies have partnered with the Nobel Women’s Initiative to organize a twelve-day fact-finding mission to some of the most violent countries in the world. 15 delegates from Canada and the U.S. traveled to Mexico, Honduras and Guatemala to meet with women human rights defenders on the frontlines to gain first-hand accounts of the violence women face. Led by Nobel Laureates Jody Williams and Rigoberta Menchú Tum, the delegation also met with high-level government officials and media to put a spotlight on the unique threats women experience throughout the region with no protection. Read more on media and JASS' work.