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Women’s rights – Mexico

Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

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Esther Chávez Cano collection

Identifier: Ms-0471
Abstract Esther Chávez Cano founded the women’s rights advocacy group Ocho de Marzo (Eighth of March) in Ciudad Juárez in 1992. Soon after, she began organizing activist groups to work for the prosecution of murders of young women in Juárez. In 1999 Chávez founded Casa Amiga, a shelter for women who have experienced physical or sexual abuse. This collection is composed mostly of newspaper clippings chronicling violence against women in Juárez and the work of Chávez and other activists. Some records of...
Dates: 1988-2006