ID # guatetodos3
Copyright 2001 - Jean-Philippe Soule
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Country: Guatemala   /   Village: Todos Santos
Ethnic Group: Maya   /   Feature: Children & Education

Caption:

A young girl appears stumped by the assignment in her reader. Her wide eyes look up in an appeal for assistance. What little education she receives in elementary school may be all she gets. Girls especially are often not given the opportunity to go on to secondary school. They are usually needed to work in the home.

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