Lydia Cacho

Investigative Journalist and Author

Lydia Cacho Ribeiro has received notable recognition for traveling around the world investigating crimes and developing new social tools to confront complex problems and searching for real solutions, using her grassroots experience as an author, an international reporter of Human Rights, and as a well-recognized founder of shelters for women and children victims of gender violence including sexual violence and Human Trafficking. Her approach to teaching new skills to confront Human Trafficking and slavery around the world has gained her several awards and international prizes.