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Electronics Recyclers in Mexico

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For older Mexican women, finding decent work can be nearly impossible as companies resist hiring older people. Reporter Ingrid Lobet crossed the border to meet a woman who joined a group of friends determined to take matters into their own callused hands. Ingrid's profile is part of the Working series from Homelands Productions.

Story Update: Marco Antonio Armendariz, the lawyer helping Las Chicas Bravas, was murdered in his office last October. Marco dedicated his career to helping the poor and defenseless against the powerful interests in Mexico's Sonora state. We plan to follow this story and we'll update you as information comes out.

The segment was provided by the Public Radio Exchange.

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