Asociación de Mujeres Campesinas Q'eqchies Nuevo Horizonte (Nuevo Horizonte)

 


Country

Guatemala

Organization

Asociación de Mujeres Campesinas Q'eqchies Nuevo Horizonte (Nuevo Horizonte)

Nuevo Horizonte is dedicated to promoting the rights and health of Q’eqchi women in Guatemala by organizing communities to work on projects aimed at decreasing sexual and gender-based violence, increasing public education on sexual health and rights, and building women’s leadership and presence in community and municipal decision-making.

Project

Promoting Q'eqchi Indigenous Womens Rights

Purpose: To advance the political participation of Q'eqchi women by raising awareness and by developing advocacy strategies and education programs around access to inclusive and culturally competent sexual health and reproductive rights.

Project Grant Amount $20,000
Total Grants Received $55,000
Years Supported 3
Theme Civil and Political Rights
Population Served Indigenous peoples, Women