Regional Articles Archives for October 2011

"The increasingly dangerous reality of insecurity and violence that are plaguing our countries require, more than ever, new strategies and alliances to guarantee the security of women defenders and their activism” said Daysi Flores, MI-WHRD member.

“Feminist movement builders in Indonesia are sharpening their pencils and booting up their laptops. Fourteen young women from across Indonesia recently came together to improve their writing skills as a critical tool for effective activism and advocacy. “I want to write about the difficulties experienced by rural women in accessing health facilities,” said Sutiyem.

Mexican, regional and international human rights and feminist organizations are denouncing the attempted rape, murder and continual threats committed against a female police officer, prompting the Mexico City Human Rights Commission to grant precautionary measures to ensure her protection.