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Diana Bobadilla

Diana Bobadilla

Abracemos el Parque la Pila Collective, Xihmai Foundation

Ms. Diana Bobadilla is a woman environmental rights defender from the municipality of Metepec in the State of Mexico. Ms. Bobadilla is the spokesperson of the Abracemos el Parque la Pila Collective, a social movement preserving the environmental integrity of the San José La Pilita Park located in the Toluca Valley in Metepec. She is also the co-founder and president of the Xihmai Foundation, a non-profit youth association, established to promote environmental justice in Mexico. She is currently the Assistant Director of MYWORLD MÉXICO, an initiative of the United Nations Action Campaign for the Sustainable Development Goals (2030 agenda).


Human rights defenders (HRDs) and journalists in Mexico are subject to intimidation, legal harassment, arbitrary detention, death threats, acts of physical aggression, enforced disappearances and killings as a result of their activities in defence of human rights and the exercise of freedom of expression and journalism.