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SWM 2015: Mexico - Sexual violence against indigenous women in Ciudad Juárez 

Embargo: 2 July 2015 00.01 (GMT+1)Case study by Mariah GrantCiudad Juárez is a striking example of both the good and the bad that the economic opportunities inherent to urbanization can bring. This city of nearly 1.5 million inhabitants is situated on the Mexico side of the border with the United States, directly opposite its sister-city, El Paso, Texas. Only the parched Rio Grande, contained...

Mexico: Separated by climate change: indigenous migration from Chiapas to Mexico City 

By Kirstin Adkinson Though Mexico’s indigenous population is the largest in Latin America, amounting to around 17 million people, they continue to face discrimination on a daily basis. Indeed, the inequality gap between indigenous peoples and the general population of Mexico is the widest in the world – a stark reality that is especially evident in Mexico City. Few of the capital’s indigenous residents...

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