Story of Change: Sentence in the Maya Achi Women's Case in Guatemala

Impunity Watch provided legal and political guidance on the case of sexual violence and forced labor against indigenous Achi women in Guatemala in the 1980s by the Civil Self-Defense Patrols. This brief summarizes the case, the legal arguments and the remedial measures ordered. The case could serve as an example for efforts to seek justice for sexual and gender-based violence around the world.