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.
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 »
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 »