We work with children, youth and families in 12 countries across Latin America and the Caribbean.
Our work in communities focuses on promoting gender equality and supporting children and young people to exercise their rights.
As part of this, we are working to end harmful practices like child marriage and teenage pregnancy, so girls and young women can take the lead in their lives and their communities.
Alarming situation in Central America due to the impact of hurricanes (ETA and IOTA), the COVID-19 pandemic and children in shelters.
More than 4.2 million people affected by Hurricane ETA in Nicaragua, Honduras and Guatemala, and with the arrival of the second hurricane (IOTA) has generated even more damage in the same countries, now including El Salvador.
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.