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

In the Spotlight

UN Working Group & JASS invite you to the Geneva event on May 17, 2017 to learn from the strategies and challenges of women defenders networks from around the world, and how these same networks combat gender discrimination to ensure an environment of protection and equality all women.

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New study emphasizes the need for a gender perspective in mechanisms of protection to ensure the physical safety and rights of women defenders

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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