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Right to education still elusive for native people in Latin America

 IPS 08 August 2019

Despite their large presence and strong influence in the region, the native peoples of Latin America still represent one of the most disadvantaged population groups. Access to education – the most powerful instrument in the struggle against exclusion and discrimination – is still elusive for these groups. IPS investigates. (943 Words) - By Miriam Gathigah

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Indigenous schoolchildren standing in front of the Miskhamayu school in an isolated part of Bolivia’s Andes highlands. Many students walk 12 km or more every day, along steep roads and trails from their remote villages, to get to school  Marisabel Bellido/IPS

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