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As mistrust of the electoral system grows, Hondurans are taking to the streets to stand up for democracy – and their role in it.
Berta Cáceres's murder underscored Latin America's status as the world's most violent region for environmental activists. But the number of people and networks fighting to protect their rights is growing.
A network of female volunteers in Honduras is helping women who are planning to make the perilous trek north – and counseling those who have returned.
Half of babies born to 15- to 19-year-old Hondurans are the result of rape. Advocates are pushing for a restoration of emergency contraception, which was banned six years ago.
Honduras has the second highest rate of teen pregnancy in Latin America – a problem with long term social and economic consequences.
More than 2 million people living in dry areas in Central America face hunger. Food security is starting to improve in some communities as farmers adopt alternative crops and more efficient water usage.
Despite crackdowns at borders, many teens are still attempting the perilous journey north to the US, driven by violence and poor prospects for schooling and jobs.
Protesters have taken to the streets for eight straight weekends, angered by revelations of alleged government theft of social security funds and pushing for reform.
Deportations and detentions of migrants have risen sharply since Plan Frontera Sur was launched a year ago. Many say the effort is working, but rights groups worry that migrants are taking greater risks.
More than 46,000 unaccompanied minors from Central America crossed into the US in 2014, leading Washington to turn to Mexico City to try to stanch the flow.
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