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

Start Date and Time:

Monday, November 27, 2017, 6:30PM

End Date and Time:

Monday, November 27, 2017, 8:30PM

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.


  • Department of History
  • Latin American Studies

Contact Information

Luis van Isschot


Room SS 2098, Natalie Zemon Davis, Sidney Smith Hall, 100 St George St, Toronto, ON M5S 3G3 view full map




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