Margarita García Flores

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Margarita García Flores (Monterrey, Nuevo León, 4 July 1922 – Mexico City, 10 September 2009) was a Mexican lawyer, activist, writer and politician; she was also involved in women's suffrage.[1] García cofounded Fem magazine with Alaíde Foppa in 1976; it was the first Latin American feminist magazine.[2] She served as director of Universitarios and Prensa, as well as the publications of National Autonomous University of Mexico.[3] García was also a delegate from Cuajimalpa (1976–80), deputy for III Distrito Electoral Federal de Nuevo León (1973–76), and a deputy for Distrito IV de Nuevo León (1955–58).

Selected works[edit]

  • Estudio sobre la situación social, económica y jurídica de la mujer que trabaja en México, 1945
  • La seguridad social y el bienestar humano, 1965
  • La igualdad jurídica, 1975
  • La política en México vista por seis mujeres, coauthored, 1982
  • Fray Servando y el federalismo mexicano, 1982
  • La igualdad jurídica, 1985
  • La seguridad social y la población marginada en México, 1989

References[edit]

  1. ^ Marín & López 2008, p. 46.
  2. ^ Hernandez 2003, p. 173.
  3. ^ Pinto 2013, p. 180.

Bibliography[edit]

  • Hernandez, Jennifer Browdy de (2003). Women Writing Resistance: Essays on Latin America and the Caribbean. South End Press. p. 173. ISBN 978-0-89608-708-8.
  • Marín, María Luisa González; López, Patricia Rodríguez (1 January 2008). Límites y desigualdades en el empoderamiento de las mujeres en el PAN, PRI y PRD (in Spanish). UNAM. ISBN 978-970-819-114-2.
  • Pinto, Magdalena García (6 September 2013). Women Writers of Latin America: Intimate Histories. University of Texas Press. ISBN 978-0-292-75592-5.