Esmeralda Beatriz Rodriguez de Peña
WHRD, Community leader
Association for Community Development (ADESCO)
Esmeralda Beatriz Rodriguez de Peña is a woman human rights defender and community leader from the department of Usulután that for years has worked for the rights of her community through the Association for Community Development (ADESCO). In particular, she has worked on the right to truth and historical memory, as she is a survivor of the La Quesera massacre that took place in 1981 at the hands of the Armed Forces.