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Maxine Lowy

Maxine Lowy

Maxine Lowy, a free-lance journalist with a focus on human rights and social issues, lives and works in Santiago, Chile since 1990. Trained as human rights educator, she is author of “Sembradoras de Fe y Esperanza: El legado de mujeres de comunidades cristianas populares” (2008) and coordinates the human rights web site www.memoriayjusticia.cl.

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In Chile, a Spiritual Space for Activism

In Chile, a Spiritual Space for Activism

January 4, 2011

Women who formed the backbone of the antipoverty and human rights work of liberation theology in Latin America have organized for women's empowerment for decades. More »

Women’s Response to Chile Earthquake Immediate and Ongoing

Women’s Response to Chile Earthquake Immediate and Ongoing

July 8, 2010

Journalist and human rights specialist Maxine Lowy reports that women's advocates have expanded their focus to help women rebuild their communities in southern Chile after the devastating earthquake of 2010. More »

In Chile, Bachelet Steps Down

In Chile, Bachelet Steps Down

March 10, 2010

Michelle Bachelet’s presidency comes to a tumultuous end less than two weeks after her country withstood an 8.8 magnitude earthquake. Here, the author assesses what her term in office has meant for women in Chile and what lies ahead. More »