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Consorcio Oaxaca’s mission is to contribute to the achievement of full rights for women as citizens, necessary for a just, plural, and equal society, and for the strengthening of the rule of law.
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Consorcio is a feminist organization founded in 1998 seeking to strengthen the political participation of women and the creation of a democratic and just society and rule of law by: influencing legislation in favor of women rights, involving civil organizations in the creation of legislation, maintaining an open dialogue between women’s organizations, social movements and legislators, among others. As an institutional partner, Consorcio and JASS collaborate to support and accompany women human rights defenders in Mexico.
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"The war on drugs has become a war on women," according to the official report of the 2012 women's rights fact-finding mission to Mexico, Honduras and Guatemala. To launch this ground-breaking report, JASS and the Nobel Women's Initiative hosted a public event in Washington, DC at the US Institute for Peace.
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"The war on drugs has become a war on women" says the new report from the women’s rights fact-finding mission organized by JASS and the Nobel Women’s Initiative in January 2012.
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Targeted killing of women—including women human rights defenders—has risen alarmingly in recent years in Mexico, Honduras and Guatemala, reaching crisis proportions, says a new report. In January 2012, the Nobel Women’s Initiative and JASS (Just Associates) organized a 10-day fact-finding mission to these countries led by Nobel Peace Prize Laureates Jody Williams and Rigoberta Menchu Tum to review the situation of violence against women.
On May 20, the offices of JASS’ key media partner in Mexico, the Women’s Information and Communication Centre (CIMAC), were raided.
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Alejandra Bergemann is a passionate women's rights activist from México, D.F.
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Laura is Mexican and has formed part of the JASS Mesoamerica team since 2010. She carries out a wide range of tasks, including technical and operational support. Currently Laura is the Programs Assistant for JASS Mesoamerica out of the Mexico City office.  She is responsible for logistics for the Alquimia Feminist School and for the JASS Mesoamerica team. She also supports the Mexican Alquimia students and other women human rights defenders in the program of Solidarity and Political Action. 
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Feminist, studied philosophy at the UNAM and completed courses in Parliamentary Theory and Practice at the Autonomous Metropolitan University and Leadership at ILSB. She represents JASS on the Steering Group of the Mexican Network of Women Human Rights Defenders and is Co-Coordinator of the Mesoamerican Initiative for Human Rights Defenders.
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Marusia is a Mexican feminist with nearly two decades of experience in national and international human rights, development and pro-democracy organizations. She holds a Bachelor's degree in Ethnology from the National School of Anthropology and History (ENAH) and a Master's Degree in Gender and Development from the University of Barcelona.
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