Tag Girls

13 Oct

The world must change for working girls and adolescents: we want to study and have a dignified life for our families.

Thalia is a 16-year-old Peruvian teenager. Since she was a child, she has learned the value of decent work and thanks to this she has been able to support her family, pay for her studies and aspires to study at university. She is a member of the Latin American and Caribbean Movement of Working Children and Adolescent Workers (MOLACNATS). For 3 years she has been participating in political advocacy spaces such as participatory budgets in her community, but this year she took a big leap by bringing the voice of the girls of the region to the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW65)...


29 Oct

Girls and adolescents in Latin America raised their voices on International Day of the Girl Child

Girls and adolescents in Latin America raised their voices on the International Day of the Girl Child.   On the International Day of the Girl Child, girls and adolescents from […]


7 Oct

Girls and adolescents on the move express that they suffer gender-based violence and ask to be heard, reveals new Save the Children study

The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated the situation of vulnerability in which migrant girls and adolescents find themselves. ......


28 Feb

Claudia and Geraldine share their experience of the Regional Consultation with youth from Latin America and the Caribbean

In the days leading up to the XIV Regional Conference on Women in Latin America and the Caribbean in Santiago, Chile, 64 adolescents and young women from the region met in a consultation space facilitated by United Nations agencies. This activity, part of the commemoration of the 25th anniversary of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, includes adolescents for the first time in a regional consultation process. The results of this consultation will be presented at the Generation Equality Forums in Mexico in May and in France around mid-year, in July...