Elizabeth Farnsworth of the North American Congress on Latin America (NACLA) interviews Marta Acevedo, organizer of the first women's action in Mexico on Mother's Day in May 1971. Acevedo wrote one of the first articles on women's liberation to appear in a Mexican periodical, Siempre. She talks about her decision to write the article, about the action she organized in Mexico, and about the status of women in Mexico. This program was first broadcast on NACLA's Latin American Report in November, 1971.
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