Horizontal Collaboration Uplifts Female Artisans in Southern Mexico

On her very first job in San Cristobal de las Casas, Adriana Aguerrebere became involved in social issues pertaining to the residents of this Chiapas town. After learning the needs of artisan women, she launched Impacto, an educational and skills development platform to help them achieve long-lasting economic empowerment.

Special Report by Cristina Ramirez Doval 

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Collective Humanity, weaving a new economic model of female empowerment

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Cambodia Civil War’s legacy teared down the social fabric of the country for decades. During the 1970s, genocide, violence, illiteracy rates, fear and disempowerment spread across most of the population leaving the economy heavily dependent until nowadays on garment, agriculture and tourism industries.

Cambodian women were affected the most by the armed conflict and the nation’s own gender violence dynamics.
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