Nineth Montenegro – Obstacles to Women’s Political Participation in Guatemala

 

Nineth Montenegro is a Guatemalan lawyer, politician and activist, and Congressional representative of the Republic of Guatemala. In this video, she shares about her experience as one of the first individuals to challenge the Guatemalan National Army with civil resistance. She also discusses the fight to release her husband, Edgar Fernando García, who was forcibly disappeared on February 18th, 1984, and the the obstacles women face to fully participate in political life in Guatemala.

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