Mirta Baravalle


Mirta Acuña de Baravalle born Uribelarrea, Buenos Aires, Argentina January 15, 1925. Co-founder of Mothers of Plaza Mayo and Grandmothers, protesting disappearances.


We're going to try and find all of them. . . You see, it is like an objective, a pledge we have made for ourselves.” (New York Times, Aug. 13, 1985)

Today and always, we must fight for justice, which is where human dignity is born. . . When unjust things happen elsewhere in the world we feel compelled to do something.” (Pueblas interview, June 30, 2005; photo abuelas.org.ar)