Andrea Parolin Colombia, a pesar de los importantes logros alcanzados en relación a la igualdad de género y empoderamiento de las mujeres, sigue siendo uno de los países que presenta los más altos índices de violencia de género y falta de acceso efectivo de las mujeres...

Elena García Prieto. Esta imagen fue tomada por Gisel, una niña de cuatro años que vive en el barrio Isla de la Paz, en Buenaventura. Un barrio construido desde la primera piedra, en 2001, por desplazados llegados desde otras regiones del Pacífico. Para quien no sepa...

During my last week in Nicaragua, I had the chance to visit a Disaster Risk Reduction project on the other side of the country, in the region of Atlantic. To go there, we took a 12-seats aircraft from the capital to Bluefields. Then we took...

It’s been a week since I returned back home from Nicaragua, after my five-month volunteer deployment. I have explained my experience to family and friends, and I asked them to describe what a volunteer is with one single word. Their answers were adjectives like altruist,...

Before leaving Nicaragua, I had the opportunity to visit the community of Pahara Tigni in the municipality of Tortuguero, where a disaster preparedness project is being implemented by Alianza por la Solidaridad, together with FADCANIC, OIKOS, Acción Médica Cristiana and HORIZONT3000. The project, which is...

According to the FAO, “ensuring women’s access to and control over agricultural assets and productive resources is important for achieving food security and sustainable livelihoods”. In the line of the principle 20 of the Rio Declaration on Environment and Development, adopted in 1992, the position...