Dealing with conflict

Violence against women has a fundamental way of upholding inequality. Women’s movements have made the struggle to end violence a main priority and as a result, they are frequently attacked and harassed by powerful groups that benefit from the oppression of women. JASS Mesoamerica joins the global 16 days of activism against gender violence campaign, spotlighting the violence suffered by women human rights defenders in Mexico and Central America fueled by militarization and authoritarian practices that limit women's rights.
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The Women in Resistance from Honduras seek to communicate to all the countries of the world their opposition to the coup against the state of Honduras that occurred the 28th of June.
A declaration requesting the CEDAW committe to undertake an investigation into the violence against women rights defenders and women journalists in Mexico.
This report provides recommendations to the CEDAW committee by women's groups on how can the Mexican government better respond to the incessant violence perpetrated against women human rights defenders and journalists in Mexico.
SPANISH VERSION: A shadow report released by the National WHRD Network in Mexico and presented at the 52nd Session of the CEDAW Committee, confirms that within Latin America, Mexico ranks first in attacks against journalists and second in attacks against women defenders. There has been an alarming increase in violence against women human rights defenders in Mexico.
Executive Summary of a shadow report released by the National WHRD Network in Mexico and presented at the 52nd Session of the CEDAW Committee, which confirms that within Latin America, Mexico ranks first in attacks against journalists and second in attacks against women defenders. There has been an alarming increase in violence against women human rights defenders in Mexico.
Margarita Martinez, a women human rights defender gives a statement describing her experience of violence at the 52nd Session of the CEDAW Committee.
In Latin America, Mexico has the highest number of attacks against journalists and the second highest number of attacks against women human rights defenders. The human rights defender Margarita Martínez reports on the situation of violence against women human rights defenders and journalists in Mexico before the CEDAW Committee.  
A shadow report released by the National WHRD Network in Mexico and presented at the 52nd Session of the CEDAW Committee, which confirms that within Latin America, Mexico ranks first in attacks against journalists and second in attacks against women defenders. There has been an alarming increase in violence against women human rights defenders in Mexico.

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