Indigenous Women Take a Stand

LATIN AMERICA
Women indigenous leaders gain ground
Karin Anchelía Jesusi
Native women leaders seek to increase their influence with concrete proposals.
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GUATEMALA
Discrimination is criminal
Louisa Reynolds
Despite change to Penal Code, poor, indigenous Guatemalans lack resources to bring discrimination cases to trial.
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MEXICO
Indigenous women fight their own traditions
Miriam Ruiz
Demanding equality and dignity, indigenous women demand changes to ancient customs.
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BOLIVIA
Indigenous women face HIV risk
Ricardo Herrera Farell
Country lacks health and education programs to combat virus’ spread in native Amazon communities.
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BOLIVIA
Bilingual education still lacking
Ricardo Herrera Farell
Indigenous women have even fewer opportunities for bilingual education than their male counterparts.
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GUATEMALA
Indigenous midwives fight for reproductive rights
Louisa Reynolds
National health system still unequipped to support indigenous birthing methods.
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COLOMBIA
Indigenous women, beyond the quota
Jenny Manrique
Indigenous women continue to struggle for a place in politics.
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CHILE
Mapuche women: a double struggle
Rocío Alorda
Indigenous women fight alongside men for their land, but face limitations in their own communities.
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INTERVIEWS:

ECUADOR
“Women are gradually gaining more opportunities”
Luis Ángel Saavedra
Interview with indigenous leader Mónica Chuji
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