The Salvadoran Ex-Guerrilla Who Learned to Read to Stop Corporate Mining

The story of Maria Lidia Guarado is typical of the transformation that takes place among women in El Salvador when they become empowered. Women in the SEW businesses have been part of the resistance that has saved their land from exploitation by Canadian mining companies . Marie Lidia's story is a source of hope for the women of El Salvador.

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 Written by Priyanka Borpujari in News Deeply on January 18, 2017.