Description: In June, Attorney General Jeff Sessions placed new limits on the ability of domestic violence victims to receive asylum, with dire consequences for Guatemalan women. Cora Currier November 2 2018,...
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Description: Her murder, which happened in 2018 and grabbed national headlines, prompted the government to declare femicide a matter of national urgency (BBC, 2018). In surveys, 1/4th of El Salvadoran households reported having been victims of crime in 2017 (Macias, Rodriguez, and Zechmeister 2018). The government institutions are also highly corrupt. Guatemala and Honduras in …
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Description: 27 September 2018. Deputy Secretary-General ... Guatemala, Honduras and Mexico. ... Addressing femicide comprehensively from each of these angles is …
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Description: An evangelical pastor killed a woman whom he had sexually abused since she was 12 years old. Guatemala's Justice System Thursday sentenced Evangelical Pastor Jacinto Brito to 62 years in prison for the Indigenous leader Juana Raymundo's murder, which was committed in 2018. RELATED: Two Guatemalan Indigenous Leaders Killed.
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Description: Femicide. Femicide in Guatemala is an extremely serious problem. According to a 2012 report by the Small Arms Survey, Guatemala has the third highest rate of femicide in the world, behind only El Salvador and Jamaica. According to official figures, 560 women were murdered in the country in 2012, 631 in 2011 and 695 in 2010, though the exact number is not known.
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Description: Guatemala’s Law . Against Femicide and Other Forms of Violence Against Women and the Rates of Femicide in Guatemala Sydney Bay † Abstract: Femicide in Guatemala has not decreased over the past twelve years, despite government efforts to curb the practice. In 2008, Guatemala passed the Law Against Femicide and Other Forms of Violence Against
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Description: On 9 October in Guatemala City and the Teculutan municipality, hundreds of women took to the streets to protest against the two new cases of gender-based violence and femicide that occurred two weeks apart from each other. Laura Daniela Hernandez and Litzy Cordon were the two victims of these femicide attacks.
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Description: Woman are getting killed in this patriarchal and misogynist system," the organizers of the protests urged. Guatemala's feminist organizations Saturday organized a protest in several cities of the country, in rejection of the violence against women, which has …
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Description: In 2019, Guatemala officially recorded 702 femicides—and this figure of course fails to capture the un/der counted. But as Deer cautions in reference to systemic sexual violence against Native women, we should steer clear of the language of “epidemic” to describe femicide—not only in Guatemala, but across the Americas, and beyond. Such ...
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Description: Friends and family mourning during the funeral procession for Cristina Yulisa Godínez, 18, in Guatemala City. Ms. Godínez was murdered in her home …
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