GOJoven Honduras Presents ZonaSegura at YTH Live Conference GOJoven Honduras Presents ZonaSegura at YTH Live Conference

GOJoven Honduras Association Program Manager and GOJoven Alum, Antonio Barahona, presented at YTH Live, an international conference organized by Youth + Tech + Health (YTH) in San Francisco, California, on May 5-6, 2019. Antonio discussed ZonaSegura, a trauma-informed youth-centered innovative research study and mobile solution to address teen dating violence (TDV) in Honduras. Led by […]

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GOJoven Guatemala Speaks Out Against Child Marriage at United Nations General Assembly GOJoven Guatemala Speaks Out Against Child Marriage at United Nations General Assembly

During the most recent United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York, Joseline Velásquez, GOJoven Guatemala Alumna Fellow and staff member, was a featured speaker at the Ford Foundation event “Supporting Communities to End Child Marriage”. She was invited by Girls Not Brides to present the results of the GOJoven Guatemala project against early and […]

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Notes from #ICFP2018: Taking Family Planning Best Practices from Latin America to the Global Stage Notes from #ICFP2018: Taking Family Planning Best Practices from Latin America to the Global Stage

GOJoven Honduras Immediate Past Interim Executive Director, GOJoven International Alumna, and “120 Under 40” Winner, Ivonne Elena Miranda Card, was actively involved in the 2018 International Conference on Family Planning (ICFP) in Kigali, Rwanda on November 12-15, 2018. Themed around “Investing for a Lifetime of Returns,” the conference attracted thousands of global policymakers and researchers, […]

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GOJoven Highlighted in Groundbreaking New Report on Youth Leadership Development: “Young People Advancing Sexual and Reproductive Health: Toward a New Normal” GOJoven Highlighted in Groundbreaking New Report on Youth Leadership Development: “Young People Advancing Sexual and Reproductive Health: Toward a New Normal”

GOJoven International was featured in a brand new research study published in 2018, called “Young People Advancing Sexual and Reproductive Health: Toward a New Normal.” The study was commissioned by several leading Foundations working in global health and international development and conducted by three independent experts—Jen Catino, Emily Battistini and Amy Babcheck. Findings from the study […]

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Celebrating the Spanish-language Launch of Hesperian’s New Training Guide “Health Actions for Women” Celebrating the Spanish-language Launch of Hesperian’s New Training Guide “Health Actions for Women”

On August 23rd, 2018, GOJoven International partnered with Hesperian Health Guides to co-host the Bay Area launch of the Spanish edition of “Health Actions for Women” (Guia Practica para promover la salud de las mujeres) at the PHI headquarters in Oakland, California. Developed and field-tested with dozens of organizations across Latin America, this resource is […]

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GOJoven Guatemala Alumni Fellow Joseline Velásquez Morales Recognized as one of BBC’s Top 100 Women in 2018 GOJoven Guatemala Alumni Fellow Joseline Velásquez Morales Recognized as one of BBC’s Top 100 Women in 2018

At GOJoven International we are thrilled to announce that the GOJoven Guatemala Alumni Association graduated fellow and colleague, Joseline Velásquez Morales, was recently recognized as one of BBC’s Top 100 Women in 2018 for her work with the Association! As BBC notes, the women on this list are inspiring, influential female leaders in their fields. From […]

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GOJoven Voices: Alessandro Roldán, Representing Guatemalan Youth in the Regional Conference on Population and Development GOJoven Voices: Alessandro Roldán, Representing Guatemalan Youth in the Regional Conference on Population and Development

Alessandro Roldán, one of our Fellows from GOJoven Guatemala, recently traveled to Lima, Peru, for the Third Session of the Regional Conference on Population Development (CPD) in Latin America and the Caribbean. In addition to attending the high-level CPD meeting, Alessandro also attended some pre-conference Forums with civil society members, as well as the pre-CPD […]

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GOJoven Joins the Third Session of the Regional Conference on Population and Development in Latin America and the Caribbean GOJoven Joins the Third Session of the Regional Conference on Population and Development in Latin America and the Caribbean

Current GOJoven Fellows, staff, volunteers, and active alumni from GOJoven Guatemala, GOJoven Mexico, and GOJoven Honduras attended the Third Session of the Regional Conference on Population and Development (CPD) in Latin America and the Caribbean held from August 7-9, 2018 in Lima, Peru. GOJoven was proud to be represented by: Guatemala: Ana Lourdes Tojin (2005 […]

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GoFundMe Campaign for GOJoven Fellow’s Memorial Service GoFundMe Campaign for GOJoven Fellow’s Memorial Service

We at GOJoven are sad to share the news of the death of our treasured alumni fellow, colleague, and friend Octaciano (Chano) Banegas Galeas. Chano passed away on June 30, 2018 in Texas, as he journeyed from Honduras in search of a better life for himself and his family. To learn more about Chano’s story, read […]

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Ivonne Miranda: Proof that being a Garífuna woman means being a leader Ivonne Miranda: Proof that being a Garífuna woman means being a leader

By Dunia Orellana, Journalist and GOJoven Alumnae, GOJoven Honduras March 2018 – National Women’s History Month Continuous thirteen-hour trips on dirt and gravel roads; discrimination; years of difficult academic studies far from the community where she was born. These were some of the barriers which Ivonne Miranda, GOJoven International Fellow and co-founder of GOJoven Honduras, had […]

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