Photo: 2008, Mexico.
An indigenous girl sells handmade crafts in Puerto Escondido, Oaxaca. Empowering her voice and that of her community is crucial to make known their contributions to society as well as their needs and potential. The media are a crucial ally in amplifying the voice of indigenous peoples. Opening the eyes and ears of society, the media support efforts in the fight for equality and the right to health of indigenous peoples.