Protecting a Woman’s Honor or Protecting Her Sexual Freedom?

  title={Protecting a Woman’s Honor or Protecting Her Sexual Freedom?},
  author={Sarah England},
  journal={Latin American Perspectives},
  pages={124 - 142}
  • Sarah England
  • Published 1 January 2014
  • Sociology
  • Latin American Perspectives
The coming of peace in Central America after several decades of civil war and military dictatorships has not resulted in an end to violence. Murder rates have risen to such a degree that these countries are among the most violent in the world. One form of violence that has received a great deal of attention is the murder of women, but many argue that this is only one of many forms of violence that women face on a daily basis. The women’s organizations that have emerged in Guatemala since the… 

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