In the last moments of Women’s History Month, on March 30 in a landmark case, Carmela Jolomna, an indigenous woman in Guatemala was acquitted on grounds of self-defense after the court viewed her case using a gendered perspective.
I am writing to share the exciting news that Asociación Generando Equidad, Liderazgo y Oportunidades (ASOGEN) has joined us as a new frontline partner in Guatemala. ASOGEN generates and facilitates spaces of civic engagement, leadership, political analysis, defense and empowerment of women’s human rights.
In November 2020, in the midst of the Pandemic, many women in the communities of Chimaltenango were left without work
In November and December of 2017 and January of 2018, ASOGEN formed a workshop for a group of adolescents from the municipality of Nahualá, Sololá.
SECC (pseudonym) is a teenage survivor of sexual violence. At the time she began her psychotherapeutic process she presented post-traumatic stress disorder, in addition to psychosomatic symptoms such as lack of appetite, sleep disturbance (hypersomnia, insomnia and nightmares) and frequent headaches.