Protests continue days following the brutal femicide of nursing student Keyla Martínez at the hands of police in Intibucá
Keyla Martínez was killed in police custody after being detained for allegedly violating curfew restrictions in the northwestern Honduran city of La Esperanza
Abortion is illegal in Honduras in all circumstances. According to the UN, between 51,000 and 82,000 abortions are performed in unsafe and clandestine conditions in the country each year
In the first four days of this year, two social leaders and two former combatants of the FARC have been assassinated in Colombia
During his election campaign, newly elected President Luis Abinader promised to support abortion rights. However, the president of the chamber of deputies from Abinader’s party proposed to draft a new penal code without including them
According to a recent report by the ombudsman’s office, more than 5,000 women, girls and adolescents have been reported missing in Peru between January and November 2020
On November 25, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, working class women across the world raise their voices against patriarchal violence, exploitation and oppression
The murder of Pinar Gultekin, a 27-year-old university student, has brought thousands to the streets in protest. They are demanding an end to femicide and other forms of violence against women
Feminists and women’s rights activists across the region say that women are at greater risk and urge the governments to step up measures to address all forms of gender-based violence
We take a look at the mobilizations that took place in different countries across the world on International Working Women’s Day 2020.
We will also report on the anti-femicide protests in Mexico, and the protests by indigenous peoples in Ecuador.
Major events were organized in the cities of Lisbon, Porto, Braga, and Coimbra by the March 8 Network in Portugal