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Women Human Rights Defenders from around the world, including Safe World for Women, stand in solidarity with Women Human Rights Defenders in Honduras...

A masked guard at the gates of the house of Honduras's largest landowner

Sept 2012: Masked security guards of Honduras's largest landowner verbally threatened and then fired a warning shot at nine human rights activists in Tocoa, Honduras, during a solidarity tour investigating human rights violations and murders in the country.

Women's rights activists in 2009

April 2012: Honduras is poised to pass a law making it a crime for women to use the emergency contraceptive pill and for doctors to prescribe it, a local women’s rights group has said.