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Video Highlights from Camp CHACA 2017

GAD Nicaragua just wrapped up Camp CHACA 2017. Stay tuned for blog posts about the event. Here’s a sneak peek to tide you over:

Video credit: Mario Muñoz


Why Camp CHACA is Important in Nicaragua: DONATE NOW!

In January, I was a co-director for GAD’s girls camp, Camp GLOW. The benefits of this camp are plain to see; in a world where women are consistently held back, whether it is acknowledged or systemically ingrained in our cultures and the way we treat each other, what could be wrong with giving girls an opportunity to learn about their bodies, flex their leadership muscles and participate in their own sassy and inspiring “Women’s March” in the beautiful mountains of Nicaragua. 670 mais palavras

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The stifling of women's reproductive rights

by Laura Mundy 

On his first full day in the White House, Donald Trump reinstated the Mexico City Policy – or to be more apt – the Global Gag Rule, named to reflect the silencing of women’s right to healthcare in one fell swoop of a patriarchal signature. 1.029 mais palavras


Interview with a CHACA Participant

This is a guest post by Laura Linde, a Camp CHACA 2016 counselor.

As a counselor at Camp CHACA, watching 52 chavalos/boys grow and change into… 396 mais palavras

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Campamento GLOW (Girls Leading Our World): Experiencing Change

This is a guest post by Kelsey Schrenk, a Camp GLOW 2017 counselor.

Change is slow, but profound. That is how I ended my last blog post, after reflecting on the transformation of my male students that attended Camp CHACA. 433 mais palavras

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From a Chavallo to a Caballero: How CHACA Created Agents of Change

This is a guest post by Polly Wiltz, a Camp CHACA 2016 counselor.

Upon arriving to my site a year and a half ago, my first plan of action was to form a volleyball tea… 1.244 mais palavras

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This is a guest post by Coco Lim, a GLOW 2017 Counselor

Campamento GLOW (Girls Leading Our World) is a week long camp for girls ages 12-17 from all over Nicaragua to discuss leadership, assertive communication, sex vs. 385 mais palavras