Category: News

18 Nov 2015

Network of Women-led NGOs Takes Shape

Since mid-October, the rights-based indigenous women citizen Network of the Regional Organization (or Board) and Regional Cooperative has welcomed four new women-led local organizations: Consejo Regional de Mujeres Indígenas (Otomí-Tepehua Regional Board) Consejo de Mujeres Indígenas Nuevo Amanecer Ra ‘Da ‘Yo Neki” (Huehuetla) “Consejo de Mujeres de San Bartolo Mujeres Con Futuro” (San Bartolo Tutotepec) “Consejo de Mujeres Indígenas de Acaxochitlán Yolki […]

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13 Nov 2015

Network Leaders Attend State Policy Planning Event on the Rights of Children in Hidalgo

On November 13, in Hidalgo’s state capital of Pachuca, four Network leaders attended their first state policy-planning conference as presidents of their newly legal Municipal-based indigenous women Organizations. The conference, organized by Pachuca-based SEIINAC, focused on generating a refined set of state-policy recommendations on the protection of the rights of children in Hidalgo. There, and among 50+ civil […]

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01 Nov 2015

Women Leaders Speak on Regional Development Needs and More

In late September, eight indigenous women representatives of the Regional Advisory Board were invited to speak in Spanish and their native Hñähñu (Otomí) and Nahautl about why they choose to work with PSYDEH, what they want to do as Regional Leaders and their message to the world on their growing movement to sustainably develop their […]

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28 Oct 2015

Regional Cooperative Blazes an Exciting New Trail

On October 27, in Acaxochitlán, Hidalgo, seventeen indigenous women artisans (and family representatives of two others) gathered for the first time to learn what each produces, to choose their Cooperative’s legal name and to begin training on how to build the first Regional Cooperative of indigenous artisans in Hidalgo. Organic peanuts, coffee beans, mangos, beautiful and […]

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17 Oct 2015

Strategic Planning with the Regional Indigenous Women Organization

On September 30, in Tenango de Doria, Hidalgo, PSYDEH completed its third strategic planning session with the regional Indigenous Women Organization. We: outlined final steps to legal formalization of the umbrella network of ORGANIZATIONS such that each will have a unique legal name, organization leadership structure consisting of a president, secretary and treasurer, and be able […]

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29 Sep 2015

Workshops on the Regional Women Development Agenda Framework

PSYDEH and indigenous women staff and partners will soon complete a series of 28 workshops designed to increase understanding around our unprecedented Regional Development Agenda framework formulated in late 2014. Workshop goals are three. First. Regional Organization leaders will network with and organize indigenous women and girls, including those who will serve as leaders of local organizations of […]

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10 Sep 2015

Collaboration with Pilot Project on Climate Change Mitigation Technology

The Indigenous Women Citizen Network collaborates with Red de Organizaciones de la Sociedad Civil Hidalgo 84 (REDOSC) on a 2015 pilot project in San Gregorio, a mountain community in the municipality of Huehuetla. An organization leader (pictured here) links families in need with a (1) training program on the value of green technology and the delivery of (2) Rainwater […]

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17 Aug 2015

Collaboration with Pilot Project on Fixing Mistaken Government Data

Our Indigenous Women Citizen Network is collaborating with the Organización Independiente Para Comunidades Indígenas de Bajos Recursos Económicos (INCUBASI) on a small pilot project in the municipalities of San Bartolo Tutotepec and Huehuetla. Organization representatives (Leaders) advise a project linking rural citizens to state authorities capable of correcting mistaken personal data. Mistaken personal data is common and a […]

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