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Mexican Women’s Collective Celebrates 25th Anniversary

Mexican Women’s Collective Celebrates 25th Anniversary

Juanita Cruz, founder of women’s collective Tzome Ixuk Mujeres Organizadas, lights candles with Íker Antonio Cruz Hernández, 4, and Camila Saraí Méndez Cruz, 6, on the organization’s 25th anniversary in Las Margaritas, a city in Chiapas, Mexico. Tzome Ixuk defends the rights of indigenous women, as well as human rights and gender equality in their community.

Mexico Juanita Cruz, founder of women’s collective Tzome Ixuk Mujeres Organizadas, lights candles with Íker Antonio Cruz Hernández, 4, and Camila Saraí Méndez Cruz, 6, on the organization’s 25th anniversary in Las Margaritas, a city in Chiapas, Mexico. Tzome Ixuk defends the rights of indigenous women, as well as human rights and gender equality in their community.