We believe that everyone has the right to live free from violence and constant threat. Yet around the world, an estimated 1 in 3 women will experience assault, rape or other abuse in her lifetime. Nicaragua is no exception, where each year dozens of women are murdered while their attackers roam free.
AJWS grantees in Nicaragua helped mobilize thousands of women to take to the streets to demand justice, equality and an end to rampant violence in the country. This video explores the powerful movement for the rights, dignity and safety of women in Nicaragua.