Maria is a feminist law professor and women’s rights advocate from Guatemala. Maria is the founder of La Cuerda, an organization which fosters political partnerships with other social movements, researches in tandem with the ICC, and produces the only regular feminist publication in Guatemala. Maria has done extensive advocacy work with the ICC. She has written about sexual harassment, economic and social human rights, the ICC, labor laws, gender and health. Maria was Guatemala’s only delegate to the Women’s Caucus for Gender Justice and has since continued to participate in activities of this group, now known as Women’s Initiatives for Gender Justice.
Watch Maria talk about her work with La Cuerda.