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Indigenous people: Women take the lead in and out of their communities

09 September 2021
A woman in a blue hat and a white shirt collects crops from a tree.
Caption: Mariela Casanova is vice-president of the Federation of Awá Centres of Ecuador (Federación de Centros Awá del Ecuador, FCAE, in Spanish), which integrates 26 communities.
Photo: © UN Women/ Ecuador
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