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BTS 2019 Annual Gathering: Care for the Earth

Online registration is closed, but between now and Friday, you can still register for the Annual Gathering by phoning the centre: 1-800-218-2220 or 902-657-2231 Come to the Breaking the Silence Annual Gathering, May 31st to June 2nd, at the Tatamagouche Centre, in beautiful Tatamagouche, Mi’kmaki. Although we are disappointed to hear that Gloria Reyes Xitumul of the Rabinal Legal Clinic will not be joining us [...]

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[POSTPONED] Justice for the 36 Achi Women: Speaking Tour with Gloria Reyes!

We’d like to announce that for reasons beyond our control, our May speaking tour will be postponed. We’ve invited Gloria Reyes to join us in the Fall. At our Annual Gathering, we’ll have Oswaldo Lopez of the New Hope Foundation speaking about the current context in Guatemala! From May 26-June 2nd, we’ll be joined by [...]

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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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