Women gather in Guatemala to organize against devastating megaprojects

Women gather in Guatemala to organize against devastating megaprojects

In Guatemala, the policy of enclaves and extraction of natural resources fomented by the current development model and by the transnational corporations has a tremendous impact on the life of the communities, particularly on indigenous peoples and women.

With the aim of sharing experiences and analysis among women who lead organizing in defense of rights to land, territory and natural resources in Guatemala, multiple organizations held the national meeting “Women in Defense of of Water, Life and Territory.”