Local effort to help indigenous women in Guatemala | January 23, 2013 | Almanac | Almanac Online |


Cover Story - January 23, 2013

Local effort to help indigenous women in Guatemala

by Dave Boyce

In traveling to Guatemala last summer, a few local women learned first-hand about the yawning gap between their lives in Silicon Valley and those of women in that Central American country, one of the poorest in Latin America and "one of the most dangerous places for women" due to domestic violence, according to a UNICEF report. The locals also learned of experiences and aspirations they share as women and mothers.

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