JASS Blog

by JASS on June 24, 2021 on 6:59 am

By Laura Zúniga Cáceres

On March 2, 2016, the world suffered the murder of land defender Berta Cáceres. From that moment, those of us who took on the fight for justice pointed out that this act was aimed at stopping the struggle of the Lenca people in defense of the Gualcarque River.

by JASS on October 1, 2018 on 4:35 pm

Central America and Mexico – and the United States too – have become places in which too many women’s lives don’t matter. It’s time for a change.

by JASS on June 15, 2018 on 4:35 pm

By Laura Carlsen, "Our Power and Our Protection: Sharing Information and Knowledge on Extractivism," Antigua, Guatemala. May 21-23, 2018

by JASS on June 15, 2018 on 4:28 pm

By Laura Carlsen, "Our Power and Our Protection: Sharing Information and Knowledge on Extractivism," Antigua, Guatemala. May 21-23, 2018

by JASS on June 15, 2018 on 4:23 pm

By Laura Carlsen, "Our Power and Our Protection: Sharing Information and Knowledge on Extractivism," Antigua, Guatemala. May 21-23, 2018

young Cambodian journalist Chantrea Koeut-Urgell
by JASS on March 8, 2018 on 3:55 am

Like most Cambodian women, journalist Chantrea Koeut-Urgell knows how it feels to face gender inequality. Chantrea shares her experiences of growing up in a patriarchal society that considered women weak and their reputations easily stained. She shares her powerful story from childhood trauma to sexual harassment she’s faced at work.

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