Entreculturas ONG Jesuita para la educación y el desarrollo
Entreculturas ONG Jesuita para la educación y el desarrollo
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Over 240 million girls worldwide live under the threat of violence

Violence puts them at risk of serious long-term psychological, physical, and social damage, and rips away their childhood and their future potential.

We want your light to shine

Girls have the right to a childhood with equal opportunities, free from fear, threats, and aggression.

We strive to:

  • – Raise visibility about the gender inequality that impacts girls
  • – Protect girls from violence
  • – Empower them choose their future
  • – Advocate for the rights of girls to transform the causes underlying this injustice

 

We have supported over 32,000 girls through projects in 15 countries including DR Congo, Central African Republic, South Sudan, Chad, Kenya, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Haiti, El Salvador, Honduras, and Peru.

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Take action to end violence

Urgent efforts are needed to tackle the deep-seated gender-basedinequalitiesat the root of violence against girls. We need your help to advance the effective international protection of girls’ rights, putting an end to the violence, intimidation and abuse they experience.With your support, we will defend their rights before the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights. The time to act is now!

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ON MENSTRUAL HYGIENE DAY, REFUGEE GIRLS MAKE THEIR VOICES HEARD IN CHAD FOR THEIR RIGHT TO EDUCATION

On May 28, girls in Chad made their voices heard in demand of their right to menstrual health and education. Students at Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS) schools wrote letters to the Ministry of Education, explaining how difficult it is for them to continue with their education because of discrimination involving menstruation. The activity was part […]

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LA LUZ DE LAS NIÑAS HAITI

A new La Luz de las Niñas assessment trip to Haiti gave us the chance to listen to and understand the reality of violence and discrimination that many girls in the country experience. Joining forces with the Fe y Alegría Haiti team, workshops and meetings were held to understand the reality on the ground and […]

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LA LUZ DE LAS NIÑAS AT THE UNITED NATIONS

The 63rd session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) took place from 11 to 22 March 2019. A delegation from Entreculturas participated in the event, contributing the experience of La Luz de las Niñas to this international forum, the UN’s principal annual event to raise awareness about the realities faced by girls […]

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ROZALÉN TRAVELS TO GUATEMALA WITH LA LUZ DE LAS NIÑAS

On her trip, Spanish singer Rozalén visited several schools where La Luz de las Niñas is developed. Rozalén, together with her band’s sign language interpreter Beatriz Romero, was able to see first-hand the reality that girls and women face daily, a reality of multiple types of violence and discrimination. They also listened to the teachers […]

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Over 200 million girls worldwide have undergone female genital mutilation

Sifa Kaite, Child Protection Coordinator, JRS Chad, tells us about the issues that girls in Chad face today. Issues, like female genital mutilation (FGM), which involve the violation of their rights.

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Kim has had to fight hard to go back to school

Kim tells us first-hand what getting an education means to her and girls like her...

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