El Salvador is a country brimming with such women, ones who grind away in an effort to achieve their dreams and life missions of propelling the fight for equality. In fact, you can find them on Instagram! In winter? A post shared by Lil Bat Simpson? Follow her on Instagram. A post shared by RaqC?? Most of the pics and videos posted to her personal Instagram account are memes that include words to live by. Thank you tamarindopodcast for having me on your show! Available now via iTunes! Take a Listen!
1. Johanna Toruño
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The car was borrowed from a cousin. The commute was three-plus hours — and miles — each way on a Salvadoran freeway. Those five weeks last summer before Zuleika Soler was crowned Miss Universe El Salvador were an exhausting stretch of endless drives and pageant-related events.
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What else do you do for fun? They scuffed their shoes in the dirt, uncertain how to respond. So I told them what I did at their age: Played in my suburban neighborhood, or drove around town.
Kelly McEvers. Jasmine Garsd. A girl looks away from the body of an assassinated man, who was killed by a gang member in San Salvador. Encarni Pindado for NPR hide caption. In many countries, the decisions teens make at 15 can determine the rest of their lives. But, often, girls don't have much say — parents, culture and tradition decide for them. In a new series, 15Girls , NPR explores the lives of year-old girls who are seeking to take control and change their fate. Warning: Some of the depictions and images in this story are graphic. It's our first morning in El Salvador's capital.