By mujerwebmaster on March 26, 2014Hannah Bowman Wallace writes about La Linea, sex workers, and the work of MuJER for Women News Network. About our approach to sex worker empowerment, she writes: “Instead, MuJER seems to be approaching this issue from an obvious yet refreshing perspective. By starting from the individual, it is trying to provide the space for these women to change the way […]
By mujerwebmaster on May 16, 2013On July 27, the White House, along with the U.S. State Department and U.S. AID, honored MuJER founder, Ana Moraga, as someone who has exemplified extraordinary successes and efforts toward the development of – and diplomacy with – their countries or communities of origin. “The nine Champions of Change we honor today highlight the power of proximity. These members of the Latin American Diaspora […]
By mujerwebmaster on October 16, 2009In October 2009, MuJER welcomed its new Executive Director, Flor de Maria Peña Juarez. Flor previously served as Project Coordinator for anti-trafficking programs with the Association for Comprehensive Well-Being (Asociación de Salud Integral, ASI), a Guatemalan NGO. While working for ASI, Flor conducted research, investigated police activities, and partnered with other NGOs assisting sex workers and trafficked persons. Flor holds […]
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