El enfoque psicosocial en la protección de mujeres defensoras

Ser defensora o defensor de derechos humanos es una labor de mucho riesgo que se desarrolla en contextos de violencia socio-política y de una creciente criminalización. El estrés y las preocupaciones constantes traen consigo una seria de afectaciones a nivel físico y emocional que no solo atacan a la persona defensora en cuestión, sino que debilitan sus procesos organizativos y de resistencia.

The psychosocial focus in the protection of women human rights defenders

Being a human rights defender is a job that implies a lot of risk, often in contexts of socio-political violence and an increase in criminalisation. The stress and constant concerns that this work brings with it generates a series of impacts on both physical and emotional levels that do not only attack the human rights defender personally, but also weaken their collective organisational processes of resistance.

"Las mujeres del campo son las más perjudicadas": Rosa Santamaría

Muchos saben que Honduras es, según Global Witness1, el país más peligroso del mundo para los defensores del medio ambiente, y así lo reiteró el Relator Especial de la ONU para la situación de los defensores y defensoras, Michel Forst, en su reciente visita al país2, pero la situación se vuelve más grave si la persona defensora es una mujer.

"Rural women are most strongly affected": Rosa Santamaría

Many people know that according to Global Witness,1 Honduras is the most dangerous place in the world for environmental rights defenders, a fact that was reiterated by Michel Forst, Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders, in his recent visit to the country,2 however, the situation is even more serious if the defender is a woman.

“We are here, so get used to it!”: Donny Reyes

PBI-Honduras has been accompanying the LGBTI organisation Arcoíris since 2015. Donny Reyes, the current coordinator since 2016, was also the coordinator between 2006 and 2008, and one of the organisation’s founders some 15 years ago.

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