Argentina exhibit shows dictatorship-era abuses to women

Argentina exhibit shows dictatorship-era abuses to women

Graciela Garcia, who was turned into a sex slave when she was in her 20's by a former navy captain during Argentina’s 1976-1983 dictatorship, poses for a portrait inside what was once the Naval Mechanics School, ESMA, where she was jailed, as she attends the inauguration of an exhibit at the detention center, now a museum, in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Thursday, March 14, 2019. Garcia's testimony is part of a new exhibit where 28 women recount harrowing stories of dictatorship-era gender-based violence. (AP Photo/Daniel Jayo)
Curator Alejandra Dandan, right, speaks during the inauguration of an exhibit that recounts harrowing stories of dictatorship-era gender-based violence, at the former Naval Mechanics School, ESMA, once the era’s biggest clandestine detention and torture center, now the Buenos Aires ESMA museum and memorial, in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Thursday, March 14, 2019. The exhibit comes at a time when a grassroots movement of tens of thousands of people across Argentina has mobilized people around the world to fight violence against women. (AP Photo/Daniel Jayo)
A woman attends the inauguration of an exhibit that recounts harrowing stories of dictatorship-era gender-based violence, at the former Naval Mechanics School, ESMA, once the era’s biggest clandestine detention and torture center, now the Buenos Aires ESMA museum and memorial, in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Thursday, March 14, 2019. The sign above reads in Spanish "Being a woman inside ESMA." (AP Photo/Daniel Jayo)
Photographed through a glass window that features a photograph, ESMA museum director Alejandra Naftal, right, kisses torture victim Ana Testa during the inauguration of an exhibit that recounts harrowing stories of dictatorship-era gender-based violence, at the former Naval Mechanics School, ESMA, once the era’s biggest clandestine detention and torture center, now the Buenos Aires ESMA museum and memorial, in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Thursday, March 14, 2019. Naftal said that since the former secret prison re-opened as a museum in 2015, “women and young people began telling us that we had forgotten about the gender perspective when recounting the acts that happened here. (AP Photo/Daniel Jayo)
People attend the inauguration of an exhibit that recounts harrowing stories of dictatorship-era gender-based violence, at the former Naval Mechanics School, ESMA, once the era’s biggest clandestine detention and torture center, now the Buenos Aires ESMA museum and memorial, in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Thursday, March 14, 2019. Miriam Lewin, a journalist who was kidnapped in the late 1970’s said women at the ESMA were groped, tortured with electric shocks to their vaginas and breasts and forced to shower naked in front of people watching.(AP Photo/Daniel Jayo)
Ana Testa, who survived torture during Argentina’s 1976-1983 dictatorship, poses for a portrait where she was detained at the Naval Mechanics School, ESMA, once the era’s biggest clandestine detention and torture center, during the inauguration of an exhibit inside the ESMA, now a museum in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Thursday, March 14, 2019. Testa's testimony is part of a new exhibit where 28 women recount harrowing stories of dictatorship-era gender-based violence. (AP Photo/Daniel Jayo)

Argentina exhibit shows dictatorship-era abuses to women

Graciela Garcia, who was turned into a sex slave when she was in her 20's by a former navy captain during Argentina’s 1976-1983 dictatorship, poses for a portrait inside what was once the Naval Mechanics School, ESMA, where she was jailed, as she attends the inauguration of an exhibit at the detention center, now a museum, in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Thursday, March 14, 2019. Garcia's testimony is part of a new exhibit where 28 women recount harrowing stories of dictatorship-era gender-based violence. (AP Photo/Daniel Jayo)
Curator Alejandra Dandan, right, speaks during the inauguration of an exhibit that recounts harrowing stories of dictatorship-era gender-based violence, at the former Naval Mechanics School, ESMA, once the era’s biggest clandestine detention and torture center, now the Buenos Aires ESMA museum and memorial, in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Thursday, March 14, 2019. The exhibit comes at a time when a grassroots movement of tens of thousands of people across Argentina has mobilized people around the world to fight violence against women. (AP Photo/Daniel Jayo)
A woman attends the inauguration of an exhibit that recounts harrowing stories of dictatorship-era gender-based violence, at the former Naval Mechanics School, ESMA, once the era’s biggest clandestine detention and torture center, now the Buenos Aires ESMA museum and memorial, in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Thursday, March 14, 2019. The sign above reads in Spanish "Being a woman inside ESMA." (AP Photo/Daniel Jayo)
Photographed through a glass window that features a photograph, ESMA museum director Alejandra Naftal, right, kisses torture victim Ana Testa during the inauguration of an exhibit that recounts harrowing stories of dictatorship-era gender-based violence, at the former Naval Mechanics School, ESMA, once the era’s biggest clandestine detention and torture center, now the Buenos Aires ESMA museum and memorial, in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Thursday, March 14, 2019. Naftal said that since the former secret prison re-opened as a museum in 2015, “women and young people began telling us that we had forgotten about the gender perspective when recounting the acts that happened here. (AP Photo/Daniel Jayo)
People attend the inauguration of an exhibit that recounts harrowing stories of dictatorship-era gender-based violence, at the former Naval Mechanics School, ESMA, once the era’s biggest clandestine detention and torture center, now the Buenos Aires ESMA museum and memorial, in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Thursday, March 14, 2019. Miriam Lewin, a journalist who was kidnapped in the late 1970’s said women at the ESMA were groped, tortured with electric shocks to their vaginas and breasts and forced to shower naked in front of people watching.(AP Photo/Daniel Jayo)
Ana Testa, who survived torture during Argentina’s 1976-1983 dictatorship, poses for a portrait where she was detained at the Naval Mechanics School, ESMA, once the era’s biggest clandestine detention and torture center, during the inauguration of an exhibit inside the ESMA, now a museum in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Thursday, March 14, 2019. Testa's testimony is part of a new exhibit where 28 women recount harrowing stories of dictatorship-era gender-based violence. (AP Photo/Daniel Jayo)
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