Indigenous heroine Eufrosina Cruz fights to empower women

Indigenous heroine Eufrosina Cruz fights to empower women

Cristina Avila-Zesatti – WNN Improve It (WNN/GPI) Oaxaca, MEXICO: She is cursed and persecuted by her home community. She has received death threats. Federal police follow her to protect her life. Still, she describes herself as “the freest woman in the world.” She is Eufrosina Cruz Mendoza. Cruz is from the village of Santa Maria […]

CHIAPAS: No options but substandard healthcare for poor women

CHIAPAS: No options but substandard healthcare for poor women

Juana de Jesús Pérez Mendez – Women News Network – WNN MDG Stories This searing October 2009 story covers the needs for adequate health facilities for women suffering under extreme poverty in Chiapas, Mexico. SAN CRISTÓBAL DE LAS CASAS — Amidst broken windows and makeshift walls, sewer rats play among boxes of nutritional supplements for […]