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    Sexism In Guatemala

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    Sexism in Guatemala The biggest challenge facing women in Guatemala is the sexism. Sexism makes males thinks there is not equal between them and women, so they treated women like their slaves . Those men that sees that a woman is there just to serve their needs, and they don't care about their feelings and opinions. They think it is okay to hit their partner, cheat and go out wherever they want, but for a woman it is not allowed to do it. Can you imagine living a life like that? Sexism not only condones violence, it places the blame on the victim. However, in Guatemala men believe that women are their belonging, an object they acquire, and they can do with them whatever they want. Some women have been taught to accept that kind of violence,…

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    Guatemala Trip

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    Chiquimula, Guatemala for a mission trip along with my father and many friends from church. I originally thought was going on a trip for me to bless others in need. Little did I know my heart had a need of its own, and God met that very need during this time in my life. As we began to land, the clouds subsided beside the plane,…

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    Guatemala Case Study

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    In analysing the usefulness of these theories in explaining the case of Guatemala, history and socioeconomic contexts prior to and during the development process is worth observing. The United States’ political and economic interests on the Latin American region was officially expressed with the articulation of the Monroe Doctrine in 1823 (Gilderhus, 2008: 5). The doctrine mainly served as a declaration of political independence of the American Continent from European colonial powers, yet the…

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    implementation and emphasis of Parisian style architecture, monumental buildings, parks and promenade that created public consciousness of high culture and science, otherwise known as civilization. A similar choice of modern model, is apparent in Guatemala to create public consciousness. Guatemala City, at least for public health physicians and other members of the Guatemalan elite, in the twentieth…

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    Poverty In Guatemala

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    to a rural area in Guatemala for the summer living off one dollar a day. They’re motivated to take this challenge because 1.1 billion people around the world live off one dollar a day. Guatemala goes through severe poverty. Workers in Guatemala never know when they’ll get paid, while the kids in Guatemala can’t go to school because they work to provide more money for their family. If you lose everything you have here, you have nothing. Americans however, live off 109 dollars every three days.…

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    Guatemala’s Politics The Republic of Guatemala or Republica de Guatemala is located in Central America. It is the land that borders the North Pacific Ocean and is placed in between El Salvador and Mexico. Guatemala has a long history and a fairly new independence which makes it an interesting country to study. In reference to American states, it is slightly smaller than Pennsylvania. In this paper I will be discussing Guatemala political structure and how the government attempts to provide…

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    Guatemala Research Paper

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    Belize- Guatemala territorial dispute is in imprinted in history from more than a century ago. Today it still floods, Belize and Guatemala’s social media and news reports; and is the hottest topic for discussion in everyone’s mouth currently in both countries. This dispute is the cause of Spain’s claim to the New World also known as the Treaty of Tordesillas. Mayas had driven out the Spanish, and shipwrecked English seamen had begun settling in the area. The Godolphin Treaty of 1670 stated that…

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    the Public Health Services in Guatemala published the Regulation of the Department of Sexual Prophylaxis and Venereal Disease, this manual provided policies that “open[ed] up horizons of moralizing and personal support” to regulate the “sexual problem” of commercial sex workers in Guatemala. This Public Health campaign ran parallel to the urbanization of Guatemala’s rural landscape during the 1930s and 1940s. Guatemala’s commercial sex workers were usually among the working class that did not…

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    Guatemala suffered a thirty-six year period of armed conflict which came to an end signed peach accords in 1996. During that time period, 200,000 people were killed, 45,000 disappeared by force, a million people were displaced, along with 626 documented massacres, and 400 villages destroyed due to government operations according to the Commission for Historical Clarification (CEH). Of those that were victimized, four out of five were indigenous Maya. After reviewing the statistics, the CEH…

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    grandmother was born in a small city in Guatemala. In Guatemala, there was the wealthy, who had money and lived a great life, and there were the poor, the majority who lived in grueling poverty. Fortunately, my grandmother was born to a wealthy Guatemalan family with two younger sisters. She lived in the middle of Guatemala City with her family in an amiable home located in a quiet neighborhood. Her childhood consisted of her father’s political views and his hostility to…

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