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A day in the life of a determined schoolgirl
A day in the life of a determined schoolgirl
MANAGUA, Nicaragua, 8 November 2004 - Fifteen-year-old Haitza Ortiz lives with her mother and younger sister in a poor suburb of Managua, Nicaragua’s capital. Haitza’s school starts in the afternoon, so she uses the morning to do chores around the house. Read More >
Nicaragua: New national education model counteracts gender discrimination, often linked to domestic violence
Nicaragua: New national education model counteracts gender discrimination, often linked to domestic violence
LIMAY, Nicaragua/NEW YORK, 28 October 2005 – Victoria Rayo primary school in Limay, Estelí province, northern Nicaragua, has undergone remarkable changes since it joined the country's Child-Friendly and Healthy Schools Initiative in 2003. Water and sanitation facilities have been fixed, children are being served a daily meal and the classrooms are nicely decorated with learning materials. Read More >

 

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