09/18/2018

Urgent Action: Legislators Could Pass a Discriminatory Law (Guatemala: UA 163.18)


Guatemala’s Congress is at the verge of passing a law to ban abortion, same-sex marriage and inclusive sex education. The bill 5272 “to protect family and life” directly threatens the rights of girls, women, and LGBTI people, their lives and their families.

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Guatemala’s Congress is at the verge of passing a law to ban abortion, same-sex marriage and inclusive sex education. The bill 5272 “to protect family and life” directly threatens the rights of girls, women, and LGBTI people, their lives and their families.

1) TAKE ACTION
Write a letter, send an email, call, fax or tweet:

  • Urging Guatemalan legislators to vote against the bill 5272 and say no to a discriminatory law;
  • Urging the Guatemala Congress to work on a bill that would move forward the protection of human rights for girls, women and LGBTI people.

Contact these two officials by 22 October 2018:

President of Congress
Alvaro Arzú Escobar

Email: [email protected]
Twitter: @AlvaroArzuE, #NoALa5272 (Say no to 5272)

Salutation: Dear President

Ambassador Manuel Espina, Embassy of Guatemala
2220 R St. NW, Washington DC 20008

Phone: 202 745 4953 | Fax: 202 745 1908
Email: [email protected]
Twitter: @EmbaGuateUSA
Contact Form: http://guatemalaembassyusa.org/la-embajada/contacta-con-nosotros/
Salutation: Dear Ambassador

2) LET US KNOW YOU TOOK ACTION

Click here to let us know if you took action on this case! This is Urgent Action 163.18.
Here’s why it is so important to report your actions: we record the actions taken on each case—letters, emails, calls and tweets—and use that information in our advocacy.

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