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ASOGEN Defends Women in Guatemala

By Donor Direct Action | Apr 19, 2022
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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.

Welcome ASOGEN – Guatemalan Partner

By Donor Direct Action | Jun 23, 2021
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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.

A Simple Way to Help Women Effected by the Pandemic

By Donor Direct Action | Jun 4, 2021
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In November 2020, in the midst of the Pandemic, many women in the communities of Chimaltenango were left without work

ASOGEN Gives the Youth of Guatemala a Voice

By Donor Direct Action | Jun 4, 2021
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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.

ASOGEN Survivor Story

By Donor Direct Action | Jun 1, 2021
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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.