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BTS 2019 Annual Gathering: Justice for Women, Care for the Earth

Come to the Breaking the Silence Annual Gathering, May 31st to June 2nd, at the Tatamagouche Centre, in beautiful Tatamagouche, Mi’kmaki. This year’s resource person is Gloria Reyes of the Rabinal Legal Clinic. Gloria is part of the legal team working with 36 women bringing charges of sexual assault against former military in a case that stems from [...]

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Press release: Mayra Jimenez to speak throughout the Maritimes on the 2017 Hogar Seguro fire and the movement for gender justice in Guatemala

Photo: Art exhibit honouring the 41 victims of the 2017 Hogar Seguro fire currently at Glitter Bean Cafe in Halifax February 27, 2019 (Halifax) - From February 28 to March 9, Mayra Jimenez of the 8 Tijax collective will speak throughout the Maritimes about the ongoing struggle for justice for the 41 girls and young women killed in a [...]

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#NosDuelen56 March Speaking Tour with Mayra Jimenez (8 Tijax)

From Guatemala to Canada and beyond, it’s time to end state impunity for gendered violence! To commemorate the 2nd anniversary of the Hogar Seguro tragedy, we invite you to join our Maritimes speaking tour with Mayra Jimenez Flores of 8 Tijax. Mayra is a co-founder and member of the 8 Tijax collective, which was born [...]

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#NosDuelen56: Global art exhibit tours the Maritimes

Beautiful portraits contributed by artists globally to honour the girls killed in the 2017 Hogar Seguro fire in Guatemala  Join us to commemorate and demand justice for the 41 girls killed and the 15 who were severely injured in a fire at the state-run centre for children and youth Hogar Seguro Virgen de la Asunción on [...]

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BTS FALL SPEAKING TOUR: We will not be silenced! The CCDA’s struggle for land justice in Guatemala

Join us for our fall speaking tour with Marcelo Sabuc Xalcut, National Coordinator of our long-time partner organization, the Highlands Committee of Small-Farmers (CCDA) in Guatemala. He’ll speak throughout the Maritimes from November 4-11th, 2018! Marcelo is Maya-Kaqchikel from San Lucas Toliman, Sololá and has worked for the CCDA since 2000. As a result of his [...]

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