Skip to main content

Legal Help | Ayuda


Guatemala - Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women: Suggested List of Issues

Since Guatemala's last review in 2017, widespread and systemic violence has continued, with threats and extortion carried out by gangs acting with impunity. Women, especially victims of sexual and domestic violence remain most vulnerable to violence, extortion, and institutional lack of accountability. The Advocates has received direct information about the human rights violations detailed in this submission from clients in the Guatemalan diaspora who have fled Guatemala to seek asylum in the United States.