“It’s important to be aware of what’s going on in the world and to think about how you can start to make a difference, even when you’re a kid.”
Claudia Paz y Paz has a tough job as the first female attorney general in Guatemala, one of the most violent countrie
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“Everything changed when the soldiers arrived,” said Rosa, an Indigenous Ixil woman living in the Quich&e
North Cauca, Colombia, June 24, 2011: The first meeting of indigenous women in resistance for the survival and autono
Last month, Sandra Torres announced that she was divorcing her husband, Guatemalan President Alvaro Colom, in order t
Women's political participation in municipalities has received little attention until recently, though the chronic un
Despite their 20 percent share of the population, Mayan women in Guatemala have limited political and economic power.