#StandWithHer

Cada día, más mujeres en todo el mundo emprenden acciones en favor de la igualdad, la paz y la justicia. Son ellas quienes transforman, queriéndolo o no, los esquemas tradicionales de género y poder, dedicando su vida a defender los derechos inalienables de todas las personas. Cada vez más, estas extraordinarias mujeres se identifican a sí mismas como defensoras de derechos humanos.

# StandWithHer

Every day more women all over the world are taking action to promote equality, peace and justice. It is these women who, whether they mean to or not, are transforming traditional gender roles and power structures, by dedicating their lives to defending fundamental human rights. More and more, these extraordinary women are identifying themselves as human rights defenders. In general, it is said that women are doubly vulnerable, for being women and for defending human rights, however, they are strengthened by their determination to create positive change in our societies.

"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.

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