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ECPAT in Nicaragua (TESIS) THESIS focuses its actions in areas known for
ECPAT in Nicaragua (TESIS)
THESIS focuses its actions in areas known for commercial sex activities, working to prevent HIV and facilitating access to treatment for sexually transmitted infections. It also promotes the necessity for appropriate medical services for those affected by these diseases. THESIS continues to place the issue of commercial sexual exploitation of children and adolescents on the agenda of key stakeholders in the public and private spheres, in Managua and in nine municipalities of the country.
ECPAT in Nicaragua (Casa Alianza)
Casa Alianza is a non-profit organisation dedicated to defending the rights and rehabilitation of street children in Central America. It is the Latin American branch of the New York-based Covenant House. Activities carried out by the group include advocacy work on the reform of the Penal Code on crimes related to the commercial sexual exploitation of children, including forums and workshops with authorities and agents of the judicial system and civil society. Casa Alianza is also active in awareness-raising and sensitisation campaigns and workshops carried out in schools for teenagers, teachers, parents, migration authorities and the Ministry of Family on trafficking and repatriation of victims. It also carries out capacity-building activities on technical issues related to international instruments on the sexual exploitation of children.
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