For women in Chiapas, working toward a ‘life free of violence’

Laurie Liles

Before the Zapatistas, women had no control over their lives.
“They basically had to ask their husbands or their fathers for permission to leave the house. They were married very young and had children throughout their reproductive years.” Laurie Liles reports on the ongoing struggle of women in Chiapas to break the chains of patriarchy and live lives free of violence.

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