A thirst for knowledge

Secondary Education

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irna Ixcanil is a 24-year-old indigenous woman from the Achí ethnic group. She lives in a remote village inhabited by about 20 families. Her case is exceptional, because it is different from that of most indigenous adolescents and young women in the country: she was able to complete high school and attend college.

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UNICEF Guatemala

UNICEF trabaja para salvar la vida de las niñas, niños y adolescentes en Guatemala. Para defender y garantizar el cumplimento de sus derechos.