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Wilma Esquivel, GOJoven Fellow, Mexico 2007

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Wilma, a young Mayan woman from Quintana Roo, Mexico, lived in poverty during her childhood. She looked up to her mother, who constantly supported Wilma and worked tirelessly so that she could have the opportunity to go to school. In her story, Wilma examines discrimination against indigenous women and highlights the strength and courage of her mother’s efforts to provide opportunities for her children.