Our dreams must continue, despite the pandemic
Life changed suddenly for the whole world when COVID-19 arrived, and with it came the need for people to quarantine themselves in their homes. Children and adolescents became immersed in a new reality which has had a huge impact on their lives.
Smart schools bridge digital gender divide in Latin America
Girls are challenging the stereotype that technology is ‘for boys’ by learning digital skills in ‘classrooms of the future.’
Girl app developer raises awareness of the environment
By developing apps to raise awareness on issues that matter most to her, 11-year-old Samantha, from Nicaragua, is proving that girls are capable of creating technology and positive change.
Video: Power of radio changes girls' lives
In celebration of World Radio Day, 13th Feb, we met a girl from Nicaragua who is using the power of radio to take a stand against the problems affecting her community.
Tackling teen pregnancy in Nicaragua
Nicaragua has the highest rate of teenage pregnancy in Latin America. With the support of our Girl Power Project young people are now educating their peers on the risks of becoming a teen parent.
Women stand up against abuse in Nicaragua
Volunteers like Josefina are preventing violence against girls and women in rural Nicaragua by changing attitudes, following training from Plan International.