Roundtable Featuring Claudia Paz y Paz on Women Human Rights Defenders

Safety Across the Border: Women Human Rights Defenders, Central American Refugees and Cross-Border Migration

On October 14th, the Institute hosted a roundtable discussion featuring Claudia Paz y Paz, former Attorney General of Guatemala, in collaboration with the Mesoamerican Initiative of Women Human Rights Defenders, Just Associates, and the Georgetown Law Human Rights Institute. The discussion centered around the experiences of women human rights defenders in Central America, their gender-based vulnerabilities, and the implications of current U.S. immigration policy on women human rights defenders fleeing violence.