"Healthy, Free, and Independent:" In El Salvador, a woman transforms her pain into activism

30 June 2021
A woman with dark hair and a black jacket looks down at her diploma.
Caption: Yessenia has personal experience with violence. Now an activist, she takes every opportunity to tell women “not to get used to a life of abuse or discrimination.”
Photo: © Blanca Iris Peña, Iniciativa Spotlight El Salvador, OCR
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