“Men end up thinking they can dispose of women as they wish,” said Adriana Quiñones, the United Nations Women’s country representative in Guatemala, where most female homicides never result in convictions.
“Despite the risk associated with migration, it is still lower than the risk of been killed at home,” said the chief of research and trend analysis at the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime.
"Violence against women is driving an exodus of migrants from Central America, but the Trump administration is determined to deny them asylum". ANYONE SURPRISED?? Her Ex-Boyfriend Killed Her Mother. Will the U.S. Offer a Refuge?
Riveting. A case that exemplifies the national scourge of domestic violence in Central America, motivated by a deep-seated sense of ownership over women and their place in relationships. via ⁦⁩ ⁦⁦
Women at risk. Serious risk.
Violence against women plays a key role in migration. The Trump administration’s hostility to the asylum requests of these women is unconscionable. via ⁦
Women Are Fleeing Death [defined more accurately as Male Perpetrated Patriarchal Violence] at Home. The U.S. Wants to Keep Them Out. This isn’t separate from issues women in the US are now increasingly navigating due to Trump administration policies.
2/ "Life for the sisters is measured in micro-improvements, pockets of air in the stifling fear." When women are endangered as a class, they have the right to seek asylum. Period.
#Women are fleeing death at home. #Trump wants to keep them out. #Values
Excellent reporting, , on violence against women in Guatemala. It is exactly what I document in my book, Enduring Violence: Ladina Women's Lives in Eastern Guatemala Women Are Fleeing Death at Home. The U.S. Wants to Keep Them Out.