Nevertheless, She Persisted: Women Human Rights Defenders in Latin America


Presentations by leading women human rights advocates from Latin America, discussing gender perspective on attacks against social activists, journalists and community leaders in the first year of the implementation of the Colombian Peace Accord and upcoming general elections in Honduras.  The session includes presentations and conversation with Adriana Benjumea Rúa (Director of Corporación Humanas, Regional Center for Human Rights and Gender Justice, Colombia), Kari Mariana Mancera Gómez (Advocacy specialist for Corporación Acción Humanitaria para la Convivencia y la Paz del Nordeste Antioqueño, representing peasant farmers, Colombia), and Dina Meza (Independent journalist, president of PEN Honduras).

The event will be in Spanish and English with simultaneous interpretation.

Refreshments will be provided.

PDF iconPersisted Nov 27 Poster.pdf