Kampala, the capital of Uganda, is the city where Ugandan girls are most at risk of kidnapping and murder, according to a recent research by Plan International.
Mitzy and Elsa live on Isla Natividad, an island of 500 inhabitants located in Baja California, Mexico. They are both members of a fishing cooperative called Buzos y Pescadores, 15% of whom are women who work in fisheries.
When I asked an Aymara woman merchant her opinion of women’s empowerment, she answered without hesitation: “What is that?” recalls Carolina Balta, professional tourist guide in Cuzco
The Guelaguetza festival is an example of the equality and value of gender roles, says local volunteer Mariana Garcés.