Hear My Testimony: Maraia Teresa Tula, Human Rights Activist of El Salvador

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Glossary
abuela
grandmother
alcaldía
the town hall
ADEMUSA
Asociación de Mujeres Salvadorefias, The Association of Salvadoran Women
AMES
Asociación de Mujeres de El Salvador, The Association of Women in El Salvador
AMPES
Asociación de Mujeres Progresistas de El Salvador, Association of Progressive Women of El Salvador
AMS
Asociación de Mujeres Salvadoreñas, Salvadoran Women's Association
animalero
a colloquialism used to describe violent, animalistic behavior by members of the military, usually implying indiscriminate slaughter
barrios marginales
shantytown neighborhoods
cabrón
a rough Spanish equivalent to the English expression "son of a bitch" or "ass hole"
campesino
peasant
capucha
a form of torture in which the prisoner's head is covered with a hood (usually the inside of the hood is coated with toxic chemicals). As the prisoner breathes, the hood sticks to his or her face, resulting in suffocation
CEMUJER
Centro de Estudios de la Mujer "Norma Virginia Guirola de Herrera," Women's Studies Center "Norma Virginia Guirola de Herrera"
CDHES
Comisión de Derechos Humanos de El Salvador, Human Rights Commission of El Salvador, nongovernmental
CO-FENASTRAS
Comité Femenino de la Federación Nacional de Trabajadores Salvadoreños, Women's Committee of FENASTRAS

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