Revisiting Human Rights in Guatemala in the Aftermath of the Civil War
Juneau World Affairs Council

Revisiting Human Rights in Guatemala in the Aftermath of the Civil War

Maria Offer presents “Revisiting Human Rights in Guatemala in the aftermath of the civil war.”

Offer is a reading and curriculum specialist and education consultant who does volunteer literacy work with Indigenous communities in Mexico, Guatemala, and Peru (as well as developing culturally responsive programs for Alaskan Native students). She did volunteer work in Guatemala during the 1980s when that country’s civil war was taking place, and is currently working to set up a program to support primary and secondary education for Indigenous children in a rural area of Guatemala. She also discusses the genocide trial of Former Guatemalan dictator Efrain Rios Montt, as well as human trafficking.

This presentation was filmed March 9, 2015 @360.

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