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Nelly León Correa

Religious belonging to the Congregation of Our Lady of Charity of the Good Shepherd, chaplain of the San Miguel Feminine Penitentiary Center, professor of Religion at the Cardenal Silva Henríquez University, and she has a master’s degree in Psycho-spiritual Accompaniment from the Alberto Hurtado University.


Nelly León is also a member of the National Commission for Prison Ministry, and the founder and current president of the Fundación Mujer Levántate.

As a defender of human rights, she is passionate about fighting for justice and dignity for women, especially those deprived of liberty.

In addition to being a member of the Consultative Council of the INDH, she is part of the Ministry of Women and Gender Equity.