Elvia Dagua Guatatuca (Ecuador) illustrated by Bolanle Adeboye (Nigeria)

Elvia Dagua Guatatuca (Ecuador) illustrated by Bolanle Adeboye (Nigeria)

Quechua People / San Jacinto del Pindo Commune, Ecuador

Puebla Quechua / San Jacinto del Pindo Commune, Ecuador

 

Founder of multiple indigenous schools for girls Technical Support, Women's Coordination of the San Jacinto del Pindo Commune

Fundadora de numerosas escuelas para niñas indígenas. Apoyo Técnico, Coordinación de mujeres de la Comuna San Jacinto del Pindo

 

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  • In Their Own Words

    Women do not make weapons. Women always defend our communities and our land. Our weapon is our strength, our power, our voice, and our thoughts. That is our weapon and we want to share our experience, share our struggle.

     

    Las mujeres no hacemos armas. Las mujeres siempre defendemos comunidades y nuestra tierra. Nuestra arma es nuestra fuerza, nuestro poder, nuestra voz, y nuestros pensamientos. Esa es nuestra arma y queremos compartir nuestra experiencia, compartir nuestra lucha.

  • Elvia's Call to Action

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