February 2008

Threads of My Life: The Story of Hilaria Supa Huaman A Rural Quechua Woman

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She loves life in spite of everything. Conceived as the result of a rape, she herself was raped at the age of 14. Her name is Hilaria Supa Huamán. She is 47 years old and self-educated. She has lived in Lima, the capital of Peru. She now lives in Huallaccocha, in Cuzco. She campaigns for agriculture and for the women of the countryside. For more than 20 years, she has been dedicated to organizing women and preserving the ancient wisdom and culture of the Andes. For the last six years, she has also been working in search of justice for women who were forcibly sterilized.—1000 Women for the Nobel Peace Prize


Genre: Women’s Studies
Pub Date: February 2008
ISBN 978-1-894778-22-0
Size: 9.75 x 7.5
Page Count: 220
Illustration Note: Over 170 pages of illustrations
Photos Note: Photos 32
Translated Note: Translated from the original Spanish by Mauricio Carlos Quintana