Zaida Catalán was born on October 6, 1980, and died on March 2017.
She was a Swedish politician for the Green Party, leader of the Young Greens of Sweden between 2001 and 2005.
Catalán was known for her work in animal rights, equality and the sex purchase law (which she supported).
Catalán was killed while on an UN mission to the Democratic Republic of the Congo in March 2017.
Zaida’s mother was Swedish while her father had come to Sweden as a political refugee from Chile in 1975.
Catalán studied law at Stockholm University, obtaining a Master of Law degree.
Zaida Catalán passed away at 36 years old.