co-responsibility

Co-Responsibility: the Berta Cáceres Human Rights in Honduras Act H.R. 1299

Co-Responsibility: the Berta Cáceres Human Rights in Honduras Act H.R. 1299

Berta Cáceres was an activist, leader, environmental rights advocate, and a voice for human rights all over Central America, but heavily focused on Honduras. She was a cofounder of the National Council of Popular and Indigenous Organizations of Honduras, which was designed to address threats to indigenous communities, and help them fight for their land rights and improve their quality of life. She was an advocate for equal representation, anti-violence, and land rights for the indigenous and native people of Honduras.