Mayra Jimenez on ending gendered violence in Guatemala & beyond

Written by Maritimes-Guatemala Breaking the Silence Network on February 25, 2019

Mayra Jimenez on ending gendered violence in Guatemala & beyond
#NosDuelen 56 Breaking the Silence Speaking Tour

  • New time When: Thursday, Feb. 28 at 1:00pm

Where: University Women’s Centre, Student Union Building, Room 129
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On March 8, 2017, 41 girls were killed in a fire at the state-run centre for children and youth Hogar Seguro Virgen de la Asunción in Guatemala. In addition, 15 survivors were also left severely injured. Almost 2 years later, there is still no justice for this state crime.

Mayra Jimenez with Ocho Tijax, a collective supporting the girl victims and survivors of the Hogar Seguro fire, will speak in Fredericton on Thursday, Feb. 28 at 1:00pm at the University Women’s Centre, Room 129 at the UNB Student Union Building.

We will serve tapas and Breaking the Silence coffee.

This event is brought to you by the Maritimes-Guatemala Breaking the Silence Network- BTS, UNB IDSSA – International Development Studies Student Association, No One Is Illegal-Fredericton, STU Human Rights Society, the Canada Research Chair in Global and International Studies, Registro Creativo and St. Thomas University International Students’ Association.

More info: www.breakingthesilenceblog.com.

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