Empowerment of Indigenous Women and Social Exclusion in Combating Poverty in the State of Veracruz Mexico

International Journal of Advanced Research 5 (2): 2091-2106 (2017)
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Abstract

In Mexico, the Productive Organization Program for Indigenous Women (POPMI) seeks the empowerment of productive capacities in indigenous women. Our study analyzes POPMI outreach, focusing our attention on women beneficiaries who present a high degree of social exclusion and multidimensional poverty in the State of Veracruz. In the study area, the 542 indigenous women benefited in POPMI, presented a condition of multidimensional poverty and a degree of social exclusion: very high, high and medium, they represent only 22.19% of the total beneficiaries of this program In 2010, since at the state level a total of 2,243 indigenous women were cared for. The results show that the localities where the condition of multidimensional poverty and very high, medium and high levels of social exclusion have been excluded in the coverage of POPMI.

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Carlos Medel-Ramírez
Center Of Studies On Public Finance And Combat Poverty (Doctorate)

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