Podcast: Believing in Guatemalan Women - with Brisna Caxaj and Marlies Stappers

In Guatemala, the High Risk Court ruled in January 2022 that 5 former paramilitaries were guilty of rape, domestic slavery and sexual abuse against indigenous women from the Mayan Achi during the civil war in the 1980s and 1990s. The podcast explores with Impunity Watch' Marlies Stappers and Brisna Caxaj how the Maya Achi women struggled for justice for eleven years, despite deep seated racism and misogyny in Guatemala. Here's some background.

You can listen the podcast here.