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Victory for Women

September 23, 1947 — Balcony of the Casa Rosada, Buenos Aires, Argentina


Here it is, my sisters, summarized in a short letter of cramped handwriting, a long history of struggles, setbacks and hopes, which is why there is frustrated anger and menacing shadows, but also the joyful possibility of a triumphant dawn; a victory for women over the denial, misunderstanding and vested interests of the hierarchy, cast off by our national awakening.



Source: La Vida de Eva Perón, Otelo Borroni and Roberto Vacca (Buenos Aires: Editorial Galerna), 1971.