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Nicaragua and Children and young people

Nicaragua
  • Capital: Managua
  • Population: 5995928
  • Size: 129494.0 Km2

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The BLDS children & young people collection
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The social construction of youth violence in Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and El Salvador
P. Peetz / German Institute of Global and Area Studies, 2008
This paper analyses the social construction of youth violence in Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and El Salvador on the one hand, and the related security policies of the three states, on the other. This paper argues that in some c...
A policy guide to ending girl child marriage
International Center for Research on Women, USA, 2007
Girls who marry as children (younger than 18 years of age) are often more susceptible to the health risks associated with early sexual initiation and childbearing, including HIV and obstetric fistula. Lacking status and power, these g...
Children whose mothers migrate for seasonal work do better: surprising results from Nicaragua
K. Macours; R. Vakis / Social Protection and Labour, World Bank, 2007
Remittances from migrant workers have been shown to have a positive effect on children’s education, health and birth-weights; but what are the effects on child development when parents are away for long periods? This paper...
How does the work of boys and girls differ in the Latin America and Caribbean region?
L. Guarcello; B. Henschel; S. Lyon; F. Rosati; C. Valdivia / Understanding Children’s Work (UCW) Programme, 2006
This study examines the child labour phenomenon in the Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) region from a gender perspective. It represents part of a broader effort to improve understanding of how child labour differs by sex, and to ensu...
Assessing the quality of sexual and reproductive health care in Nicaragua
L.E. Meuwissen; A.C. Gorter; A.D. Kester; J.A. Knottnerus / BMC Public Health, 2006
This study, published in BMC Public Health, evaluates the impact and sustainability of a competitive voucher programme on the quality of sexual and reproductive health (SRH) care for poor and underserved female adolescents. Vouchers w...
What is needed to break the link between HIV/AIDS and violence?
L. Schechtman / Global AIDS Alliance, 2006
This document describes a framework for a comprehensive response to violence against women and children, including the resources that would be needed, political and financial, for full implementation. It discusses the various arenas a...
Improving hygiene as part of community child health programmes in Peru and Nicaragua
M. Favin / Environmental Health Project, 2004
This report, published by the USAID’s Environmental Health Project, examines projects in Peru and Nicaragua which gave counselling to families on better hygiene, as part of a child health strategy called Community Integrated Mana...
Using pharmacies to provide reproductive health for young people
C. Parker / YouthNet, Family Health International, 2005
This briefing, produced by Family Health International, examines the role of pharmacies in providing reproductive health information and services to youth, especially contraceptives and referrals to services for sexually transmitted i...
The chief characteristics of child and adolescent work in Nicaragua
M. Silva / International Programme on the Elimination of Child Labour, 2004
The purpose of this report is to provide Nicaragua with clear and precise information on the chief characteristics of child and adolescent work in the country, highlighting ideas and issues that may encourage debate, analysis and even...
Analysis of the child and adolescent sexual exploitation situation in Central America and the Dominican Republic
B. Sorensen ; M.C. Claramunt / International Programme on the Elimination of Child Labour, 2003
This summary report presents data on commercial sexual exploitation of children and adolescents in Central America and Dominican Republic, specifically looking at Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Honduras, El Salvador, Guatemala, Panama, and Do...
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