Alcira Nieves Catari Mendoza
Alcira Nieves Catari Mendoza is a human rights lawyer with Asociacion de Mujeres JUMAMPI LURATA, an organization that works to promote access to justice and empower women and LGBTIQ people in Bolivian prisons.
JUMAMPI LURATA is composed of 15 female lawyers that work in two regional offices in La Paz and Santa Cruz. They provide free legal defense, carry out strategic litigation and develop awareness raising activities. The organisation's members have been targeted with death threats, threats to their families and children, criminalisation, vandalism and robbery in their offices, defamation and verbal attacks.