Mexico Stories

If You Build It

Featured, Indigenous Stories, Latin America Caribbean Stories, Mexico Stories, Stories by Region, Women Stories
Midwives-in-Chachihuitan

In 2006, the CAMI opened in Chachihuitan, Mexico, a small mountain community about a two hour drive from San Cristobal.  The CAMI is an Indigenous […]

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Supporting Midwives, Saving Mothers

Indigenous Stories, Latin America Caribbean Stories, Mexico Stories, Stories by Region, Women Stories
Adelia Leonides, a Midwife

The mission of Kinal Antzetik, a PWRDF partner working in the Mexican states of Guerrero, Oaxaca, and Chiapas, is to improve the lives of Indigenous […]

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The Angels God Sent Us

Latin America Caribbean Stories, Mexico Stories, Stories by Region
Eduwigues Galvan de Bustamante

According to Eduwigues Galarza de Bustamante and Maria Louisa Valdez. the Paso del Norte Human Rights Centre (a PWRDF partner in Mexico) is “the angel […]

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Women of Wisdom and Conviction

Field Blog, Mexico Stories, Women Stories

Today Jose and I visited the Indigenous Women’s House (CAMI) in Chalchihuitan.  We had the distinct pleasure to meet at CAMI a group of ten […]

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PWRDF Partner Offices Illegally Searched

Featured, Mexico Stories
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On the night of June 5, federal police illegally raided the offices of PWRDF partner agency  Centro de Derechos Humanos Paso del Norte (The Paso […]

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CEDEHM wins Hermila Galindo Award

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PWRDF partner, Centro de Derechos Humanos de las Mujeres, the Centre for Women’s Human Rights (CEDEHM), in Mexico has been honoured with a Hermila Galindo […]

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Remembering Tatic Samuel: Bishop Samuel Ruiz of Mexico dies at the age of 86

Featured, Latin America Caribbean Stories, Mexico Stories
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“During the day, thousands and thousands of the faithful who had come from throughout the diocese filled the cathedral in honour of the bishop who […]

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Between Pink Crosses, Row on Row

Campaigns and Advocacy Stories, Featured, Latin America Caribbean Stories, Mexico Stories, Women Stories
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Outside the city of Ciudad Juárez , Mexico, rows of pink crosses have been placed in the desert.  Each of these crosses represents a woman […]

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The Unfinished Business of Welcoming the Stranger

Canadian Indigenous Stories, Featured, Latin America Caribbean Stories, Mexico Stories, Refugees and Migrants Stories
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50 Refugee Families: A Goal Yet to be Reached The Bible begins with the migration of God’s spirit and ends with John in exile on […]

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PWRDF Condemns the Murder of Marisela Escobedo Ortiz

Featured, Latin America Caribbean Stories, Mexico Stories, PWRDF News Release
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Marisela Escobedo Ortiz was a brave woman.  Her daughter Rubi was murdered in August 2008 at the age of 16. From that day forward, Marisela […]

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