She is one of the 1000 women proposed for the Nobel Peace Price 2005.
She says: “I have fought and I will continue to fight until the last moment. The right to life is not only the right to breathe, but it is also right to education, health and justice”.
Norma Angélica Cruz Córdoba – Guatemala
She works for Sobrevivient (Survivors), Tierra Viva (Live Land).
Norma Angélica Cruz was a student leader and a Catholic missionary, a mother, political militant and widow. A daughter of the war, she survived not only the armed violence, but also violence within her family. When her life partner abused her daughter, she took legal action against him, which led to his trial and sentence. She founded the organization Sobrevivient (Survivors) that takes care of victims of violence, including women and their families. Norma Angélica Cruz is, in Guatemala, a recognized defender of women’s rights. (Read all on 1000peacewomen).
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