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Bolivia
Brisa's innovation counters the cold and improves children’s health

Brisa is 17 years old and is in her last year of high school. Her school – Virgen de Copacabana B - is located in the 8th district of El Alto, one of the most populated and poorest areas of the...

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El Programa de Desarrollo de Adolescentes Tomando Decisiones organizó el Primer Encuentro de Grupos de Apoyo con Adolescentes Embarazadas y Mamás Jóvenes

En la ciudad de Cochabamba se llevó a cabo  el 1er Encuentro de Intercambio de Experiencias de los Grupos de Apoyo con Adolescentes Embarazadas y Mamás Jóvenes de los Centros de Salud de la Red...

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Accompanying Aide, our girl ambassador to World Health Assembly

19-year old Aide from Potosi, Bolivia, had the chance to participate in the World Health Assembly in Geneva this past week. The days were long, exciting and emotional. Aide had two interventions in...

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Let us not be victims anymore….let us be victorious!

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Basta de ser víctimas….. ahora seremos victoriosas!

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Improving maternal and newborn health in Bolivia

The Warmi methodology, first developed by Save the Children in Bolivia in 1990, aims at reaching out to women, including those with indigenous backgrounds, and integrate them through a...

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Niños, niñas y adolescentes piden a los estados que los protejan frente a la violencia

26 representantes de 10 países de América Latina y El Caribe se reunieron en Montevideo, Uruguay, y elaboraron propuestas a las autoridades para enfrentar el acoso y la violencia en entornos...

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Children and adolescents urge states to protect them against violence

26 representatives from 10 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean met in Montevideo, Uruguay, and made proposals to the authorities to face harassment and violence in virtual environments....

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Protecting adolescent mothers in Bolivia

18-year-old Blanca lives with her 2-year-old daughter, Maria, in one of the major cities in Bolivia. Four years ago, her mother passed away, so she dropped out of school to take care of her...

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Campaigning with and for children in Bolivia

Children in Bolivia have proved that child participation can bring about significant change. Two years ago, child workers staged a demonstration in the streets of La Paz to make their voices heard...

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