Ingrid Yaneth Rosales López

Ingrid is originally from Palín, Escuintla and was selected as a GOJoven Guatemala Fellow when she was 23 years old. She is a law student. Ingrid started becoming involved as a leader six years ago, when her desire to contribute to her country by educating and raising awareness in her friends, neighbors, and family was […]

Ingrid Janeth Galvez Cuyun

Ingrid Janeth Gálvez Cuyún is a feminist, a primary school teacher by training and a Human Rights and Sexual Rights activist. Ingrid is convinced of the power of historic memory and social and sexual justice as tools for social transformation. Her professional experience includes educational work for Asociación de Servicios Comunitarios (ASECSA) and youth work […]

GOJoven: Bringing youth voices to CSW59

March 27 2015— The 59th session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW59), which took place at the United Nations Headquarters in New York from March 9th-20th, focused on the 20th anniversary of the Fourth World Conference on Women and the adoption of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action (PfA). This year, […]

GOJoven Attends the UN General Assembly Special Session on ICPD+20

September 23, 2014 Yesterday, Monday September 22nd, the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) Special Session about ICPD beyond 2014 was held at the United Nations headquarters in New York. And GOJoven was there! The International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) was first held in 1994 in Cairo, Egypt, with the participation of 179 governments […]

GOJoven Fellows Advocate for Youth SRHR at CDP47

From April 2 to 11, 2014 three GOJoven Fellows advocated for the inclusion of youth and sexual and reproductive rights in policy and programming at the United Nation’s 47th Commission on Population and Development (CPD47) held at the UN headquarters in New York. Wendy Aguilar represented GOJoven Honduras, Ingrid Galvez represented GOJoven Guatemala, and Nancy […]

Outcome Document from the 47th Session of the Commission on Population and Development

From April 7 to 11, 2014, the 47th session of the Commission on Population and Development (CPD) took place at the UN Headquarters in New York. Attendees focused on assessing the progress made in implementing the Programme of Action of the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD). Three GOJoven Alumni advocated to protect young women’s rights […]

GOJoven Guatemala Announces New Leadership

On December 4 and 5, GOJoven Guatemala held their Asamblea Nacional (annual meeting in English) in the city of Livingston on the Caribbean Coast of Guatemala. The two-day meeting brought together close to 20 fellows of the GOJoven program in Guatemala from communities across the country to plan for the future. Across the two days, […]

The First Regional Conference on Population and Development in Latin America and the Caribbean

Five GOJoven fellows attended the First Regional Conference on Population and Development in Latin America and the Caribbean in Montevideo, Uruguay, this August 12-15, 2013. The conference was organized by the United Nation’s Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC). Attendees from GOJoven were:  Wendy Aguilar and Gabriela Flores from Honduras, Wilson Campa […]

Reproductive Health Observatories Network (OSAR)

GOJoven became a member of the Reproductive Health Observatories Network (OSAR), a national network that monitors the implementation ofGuatemala’s Universal Law for Family Planning and Sexual Education and the associated improvement of reproductive health outcomes inGuatemala.   The upshot of membership to the OSAR is that GOJoven will have input into the network’s priorities and actions […]