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We have to help those women who are still in that place where you dont have any rights because youre a woman, says Eufrosina Cruz, left, whose bid to run for mayor of Santa Maria Quiegolani, a mountain community of about 1,200 people in Mexico, was thwarted last November by the villages male leaders. Cruz is now fighting to grant thousands of women in Oaxaca state the right to vote and run for office in about 100 rural towns. With her in Santa Maria Quiegolani is Celia Miguel Lopez.
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