Griselda María Martínez Padilla

Griselda María Martínez Padilla is a Misquita activist who has experience working for the quasi-governmental National Human Rights Commission as an educator and promoter of human rights. Griselda has an Associate’s Degree in Social Work and has worked on human rights campaigns dedicated to helping people living with HIV/AIDS in some of the poorest regions of Honduras. As a bilingual Spanish/Misquito speaker, she works closely with indigenous communities and organizations on population development and advocacy. Griselda has a strong drive to help her community through education and job creation. She believes that youth in her community need to be empowered to talk freely about SRH which is still a taboo subject. Griselda was 29 years old when she became a GOJoven Fellow.

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Posted in Honduras 2010.