Reproductive justice for indigenous Oaxacan women

by Centro de Estudios y Fortalecimiento Comunitario Mano Vuelta A.C.
Reproductive justice for indigenous Oaxacan women

Summary

The 5th edition of the arts and feminist camp promoting indigenous girls' rights is a proposal that promotes the autonomy and empowerment of girls and young women by means of comprehensive sexual education and the development of socio-emotional skills, from an intercultural and anti-racist perspective, for the prevention of sexual violence.

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Challenge

Mexico is ranked as the country with the world's highest rate of child sexual abuse. Oaxaca is an ethnically and linguistically diverse state in which over half of the population is considered indigenous. Simultaneously, it ranks fourth nationally in child sexual abuse, which affects indigenous girls in different ways to girls in other parts of the country. Sex education in Mexico is shrouded in prejudice, guilt and stigma and is not taught in a child-centred or comprehensive manner, focusing

Solution

The arts and feminist camp is a space that is held annually to strengthen the rights of indigenous and Afro-Mexican girls in Oaxaca. In the year 2022 the camp will be held in the Sierra Sur region where we will offer free workshops in photography, theatre, graphics, film and storytelling to address issues on the prevention of child sexual abuse, self-care and awareness of the body, networking, socio-emotional skills, self-defence, menstruation and periods, digital security, sexual and reproducti

Long-Term Impact

Promoting spaces to promote sexual education contributes to reproductive justice for more girls and women, especially those who live in situations of structural and social disadvantages.

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Project Leader:
Dyadha Herrera Morga
Oaxaca de Juarez, Oaxaca Mexico
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