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Law 5272 Initiative: Fundamentalism over women’s rights

Members of the Guatemalan congress have pulled the initiative to pass the “Protecting Life and Family” law (Decree 5272) out of the drawer. This law seeks to criminalize abortion in all of forms (including miscarriage) as well as same-sex marriage, and prohibit comprehensive sex education and any issues related to sexual diversity and “gender ideology” being promoted in public and private institutions. Furthermore, the law would require doctors to register miscarriages in the National Registry of Persons (RENAP), effectively turning them into a kind of police. + Ampliar

CSR and women’s human rights in Central America

What motivates companies in the region to invest in the promotion and protection of women’s human rights? What strategies have you developed? What challenges face in its implementation? Is the role of the private sector important to achieve social transformations in favor of women’s human rights? + Ampliar

Can Reggaeton Be Feminist?

For the past several years, music has taken a 180 degree turn in various genres and Latin America is the cradle of a new generation of women musicians whose lyrics address the human rights of women, children and sex workers; all lyrics that question the patriarchal and capitalist systems in which we are socialized. Music is definitely part of what we call the feminist revolution. + Ampliar

Embracing Life through Feminist Solidarity

By Gabriela Paz – Program Officer FCAM

One month ago, on January 20, 2019, the “El Abrazo” (The Embrace) international feminist solidarity initiative was launched in Honduras, organized by the Mesoamerican Initiative of Human Rights Defenders (IMD). + Ampliar

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