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.

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 ...

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 never imagined

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

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 ...

Counselling on breastfeeding makes both the mother and baby happy

By Anielka Jirón.- At 7:30 in the morning, when there are already several pregnant and postnatal women among the people ...

Breastfeeding and working is possible

By Anielka Jirón.- Fernanda Valdez, a 22-year-old doctor from the municipality of Ocotal in Nueva Segovia, starts her working day ...