En UNICEF más de siete mil hombres y mujeres alrededor del mundo trabajan diariamente para que todos los derechos sean reconocidos y ejercidos por todos los niños, las niñas y los adolescentes. Aquí se presentan las historias de vida, en la viva voz de los y las protagonistas, sobre lo que la labor de UNICEF ha representado en sus realidades cotidianas.

Children use innovation to imagine a better municipality

By Anielka Jirón. Thirteen-year-old Maribel and Winnie and Tyrese, who are both 10, share more than just a lovely friendship. ...

I never imagined

Nineteen-year-old Francisco (a fictitious name to protect his identity) spent 15 days in prison for robbery. “There are many of ...

It’s clear to me that macho sexism generates violence

By Olga Moraga “I’m here because of my good decisions,” she says. “What do you mean ‘good decisions’?” I ask ...

I’m serving my sentence due to the behaviour of a macho

By Olga Moraga A. Although she’s 18 years old, age is no obstacle to her when it comes to starting ...

Applying what was learned about water and sanitation

By Marta García Terán.- It is 9:30 in the morning and Yerling Serrano is working on a budget to improve ...

Learning about building and self-reflection

By Marta García Terán.- Eighteen-year-old Ronny Enríquez had been working as a builder’s helper for a few months when he ...

It’s fun learning to make wells and mix cement

By Marta García Terán.- Sashina Chamorro is 16 years old and lives in the Fátima neighbourhood of the city of ...

Child- and mother-friendly health units guaranteeing breastfeeding in Nueva Segovia

Eugenia Zelaya is the head of the Comprehensive Care for Women and Children area of the “José Dolores Fletes” Health ...

A life experience with human warmth

By Anielka Jirón. Twenty-two-year-old Jessi Amarelin Paguaga Muñoz entered the delivery room of the “Alfonso Moncada Guillén” Hospital in the ...

Community support groups promote breastfeeding

By Anielka Jirón.- Dulce María Palacios is a midwife and member of both the community health network and the breastfeeding ...