JASS Mesoamerica brings diverse women leaders together in feminist leadership training programs and works to protect the safety of women activists

In the Spotlight

Meet Dalila, one of the leaders of Madre Tierra. Her organization advocates for rural women’s equal access to land, a right that Guatemalan women have on paper but not always in practice.



June 15, 2018
June 15, 2018
June 15, 2018


In this booklet, we spotlight four extraordinary networks that we have helped build, accompany and sustain. They are tackling some of the most pressing problems of our time—from violence against women and discrimination against the LBT community, to defending land, water and the environment. Each of their stories demonstrates the multifaceted nature of organizing for change.

Women Crossing the Line

In honor of Berta Cáceres, we share an earlier piece that spotlights some aspects of her journey as an indigenous leader in last few years. Thank you Berta for crossing many lines of courage and justice.

Regional Gallery Highlights

Women from around the country have joined the STEP BY STEP March(Caminata PASO A PASO) to demand national sovereignty; to say no to mining exploitation, no to model cities, demand justice and the liberty of Chavelo (a rural worker condemned for defending right to land), and to demand an end to violence against women in Honduras.

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