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“I’ve had the chance to do more things thanks to being in the Network”

By Marta García Terán.- Joshy Cutbert was 16 years old when she discovered that training sessions were being prepared for the Network of Child and Adolescent Communicators for the Prevention of Sexual Abuse through Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) in ...


I can do many things

By Marta García Terán.- Dilon William Knowles is 13 years old and lives in Bilwi in Nicaragua’s Northern Caribbean Autonomous Region (RACCN). He speaks forcefully when talking about the prevention of sexual abuse. “Some fathers and mothers think their children ...


You learn more when you’re having fun

By Marta García Terán.- The words of 18-year-old Talía Waleska González Garth are enormously powerful and optimistic. “We can do anything we want to,” she says while explaining that she started the technical laboratory course in the Bilwi School of ...


“Stop motion” to prevent sexual abuse

By Marta García Terán.- The teenager of Miskito ethnicity sitting in front of me is playing with his seat as I start to ask him questions. Néstor Eduardo Coleman has “just turned 17,” as he puts it. Néstor is a ...


La opinión de las y los adolescentes cuenta

Por Marta García Terán.- Gretel Centeno de 15 años y Jecxe García de 17, sonríen mientras me cuentan que van juntas a clase en el Instituto Politécnico Cristóbal Colón de Bluefields, en la Región Autónoma de la Costa Caribe Sur ...


We live in a world surrounded by violence

By Marta García Terán.- Dexer talks confidently despite the fact the audio recorder is running because he has been working at Radio La Siempre Joven [Radio Forever Young] for several months now. “I talk for almost an hour on air,” ...


UNICEF supporting innovation in Bluefields

Professor Pritpal Singh from Villanova University in the USA talked about renewable energies and entrepreneurialism with BICU students. Bluefields.- With the aim of fostering innovation and an entrepreneurial spirit among students of the Bluefields Indian and Caribbean University (BICU) in ...


How to make a community map

Free geodata technologies were used to map the city of Bluefields in Nicaragua’s Southern Caribbean Autonomous Region (RACCS). This initiative included the participation of children and of students and teachers from the Bluefields Indian and Caribbean University (BICU) and the ...


Community maps: A tool for children’s participation

The MapaNica team facilitated a workshop for fifth-grade students at the Denmark School, which allowed them to learn about the utility of maps both for reaching a certain place and providing a better knowledge of each area’s environment and socio-cultural ...


Adolescent participation in the workshops

Adolescents familiarized themselves with a new way of perceiving their space based on the creation of a map of the Beholden neighbourhood and used it to express the perception of risk from their point of view. The Network of Child ...


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