Melel Xojobal A.C.

Melel Xojobal is a children's rights organization based in San Cristobal de Las Casas, Chiapas, Mexico. Our mission is to promote and defend the rights of indigenous children and young people through participatory educational programs that improve their quality of life. At Melel Xojobal we work in a participatory manner to promote the strengthening of indigenous cultural identity, to defend human rights, to strengthen personal and cultural dignity, to ensure that justice and liberty are respected, and that the participation of all is ensured regardless of race, gender, creed, religious affiliation or ideology. We believe that education is a fundamental means by which people exercise self-de...

The teams

The teams
Photo from Progress Report '6 event of girls, boys and teenagers workers' (view small | med | large | orig)

Dancing while playing

Dancing while playing
Photo from Progress Report '6 event of girls, boys and teenagers workers' (view small | med | large | orig)

Just having fun

Just having fun
Photo from Progress Report '6 event of girls, boys and teenagers workers' (view small | med | large | orig)

Registration

Registration
Photo from Progress Report '6 event of girls, boys and teenagers workers' (view small | med | large | orig)

Mother and daughter with one of our leaflets

Mother and daughter with one of our leaflets
Photo from Progress Report 'Melel's birth certificate campaign' (view small | med | large | orig)

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