There is not one world for man and one for animals; they are part of the same one and lead parallel lives.

Rigoberta Menchú

About Rigoberta Menchú

Portrait of Rigoberta Menchú

Rigoberta Menchú Tum (Spanish: [riɣoˈβeɾta menˈtʃu]; born 9 January 1959) is a K'iche' Guatemalan human rights activist, feminist, and Nobel Peace Prize laureate. Menchú has dedicated her life to publicizing the rights of Guatemala's Indigenous peoples during and after the Guatemalan Civil War (1960–1996), and to promoting Indigenous rights internationally.She...

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