Mujer y Comunidad, San Francisco Libre

Region: Latin America and the Caribbean

Since 2000, IPM has partnered with Mujer y Comunidad. This cooperative of women located in San Francisco Libre, NICARAGUA aims to promote the education, health, and well-being of women, youth, and children, as well as human rights through different programs: Scholarship Education Program, offers the promotion of women’s rights, comprehensive care for women, economic empowerment of women and youth. The Workshop Program, Mujer y Comunidad organizes workshops to allow residents to obtain more information and discuss issues of social importance, such as gender roles and identities, as well as violence against women and children. Youth Leadership Program allows youth to explore radio and broadcasting careers as well as provide programs on topics that are of interest to a youth audience.