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Grandmothers of plaza de mayo (joaquin)

  1. 1. The Grandmothers of the Plaza de Mayo is a human rights organisationwith the aim of finding the babies stolen during the era of the Argentinedictatorship known as the "Dirty War" (1976–1983). Its president is EstelaBarnes de Carlotto.56 children have been located and seven of them had died. TheGrandmothers work led to the creation of the Argentine ForensicAnthropology Team and the establishment of a National Genetic DataBank. Aided by recent breakthroughs in genetic testing, the Grandmotherssucceeded in returning 31 children to their biological families, while 13others were raised jointly by their adoptive and biological families; theremaining cases are bogged down in court custody battles.The Civil Association Grandmothers of Plaza of May are a non-governmental organization that has as purpose to locate and return to hislegitimate families all the kidnapped children eliminated by the politicalrepression, and create the conditions in order that nevermore there repeatsitself so terrible violation of the rights of the children, demanding I punishall the persons in charge.

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