Dispatches from Ladyblogland

Nothing tops last week’s otter, but we found fun links this week anyway.

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International Women’s Issues: Indigenous Women’s Rights in Guatemala

This week, we’re going to look at the struggle for gender equality and women’s rights for the indigenous population of Guatemala. Discrimination against indigenous women is intersectional – indigenous people as a whole face discrimination, and then again there are elements of society that specifically target women. There is a great deal being done to improve the status and standard of living for indigenous women, so hopefully this post will be more positive than some of my previous ones. I should also point out, here at the start, that while there are many people who are specialists on Central America, I am not one of them. So please, correct me or add information in the comments! Read More International Women’s Issues: Indigenous Women’s Rights in Guatemala