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The Center for Gender & Refugee Studies (CGRS) is a leading voice in the movement to rebuild the U.S. asylum system and expand access to protection for women, children, LGBTQ+ people, and others seeking refuge. Our Policy & Advocacy team serves as a critical resource on asylum to policymakers, journalists, and the public. We provide rapid analysis of policy developments and offer practical recommendations for decision-makers at all levels of government, advising our leaders on how to ensure the United States lives up to its legal and moral commitments to people fleeing persecution.

No Justice for Guatemalan Women: An Update Twenty Years After Guatemala's First Violence Against Women Law

Jan 01, 2018

This report provides an update on the situtation of violence against women in Guatamala and implementation of a 2008 law addressing the issue, offering recommendations to the Guatemalan government and urging officials to accelerate training to handle cases of violence against women.