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President Obama: Break Barriers to Post-Rape Care
During 16 Days of Activism on December 9, JASS Crossregional Program Director, Carrie Wilson spoke at a White House Rally on behalf of the International Campaign to Stop Rape and Gender Violence in Conflict—which JASS…
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Women’s Peace in Liberia
Twenty-six women – Liberian and their visitors – several small children and a few men are pressed into the round, mud-walled hut. The Liberians wear matching bright yellow lapas (cloth wrap) and white T-shirts with…
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Violence, Movement-building & CEDAW
“The Mexican government’s strategy to combat organized crime, should not be at the cost of women’s lives” – On July 16th I had the great honor of sitting next to Margarita Martinez, a spirited human…
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Feminists in Resistance March in Tegucigalpa, Honduras
Pepe Lobo was inaugurated as the new president of Honduras today. After the inauguration, ousted president Mel Zelaya left Honduras with a “salvo conducto” pass from the new government. Although the Resistance opposed it, the…
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Repression in Honduras
We have been receiving message from Daysi, a young woman who is a feminist in Honduras, writing from the frontlines in Honduras. 22 September, 2009 – Tegucigalpa, Honduras Early this morning, military forces attacked those…
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Feminists in Resistance
It has been an intense couple of days since we arrived in Honduras on Sunday. When I catch the words “I’m tired” coming out of my mouth I stop myself because standing next to my…
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Context: Guatemala
Video of NWI Women Redefining Democracy: Guatemala–A History of Violence and Struggle 36 years of violence and oppression because of the armed conflict in Guatemala left more than 100,000 dead, 50,000 disappeared, 250,000 orphans, more…
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Peace is a mere illusion when rape continues
  These remarks were delivered at the Wilton Park Conference: Women targeted or affected by armed conflict: What role for military peacekeepers? on May 27, 2008, by Stephen Lewis*.  http://pambazuka.org/en/category/comment/50445 Here is an unassailable truth:…
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