Elige: Red de Jóvenes por los Derechos Sexuales y Reproductivos A.C (Mexico), SEEDSSA, and México y Caribe Jóvenes (GOJoven México)
These three organizations will contribute to the reduction of teenage pregnancies in the state of Quintana Roo by strengthening the Quintana Roo Network for Youth Sexual and Reproductive Rights and its participation in the State Group for the Prevention of Adolescent Pregnancy. Additionally, they will seek the promotion and appropriation of sexual rights in adolescents and young people through political advocacy and training processes.
Project Leader: Blanca González, 29
Blanca of Información y Diseños Educativos para Acciones Saludables A.C. (IDEAS) will lead the project, “Prevention of Forced Marriage and Early Unions among Indigenous Adolescents in Chiapas.” Among the activities carried out will be rights-based trainings on preventing early unions for girls and adolescents as well as cultural activities whose primary message is the importance of preventing early unions for the development, wellbeing and health of girls and adolescents in three communities in Chiapas. Additionally, they will carry out advocacy activities with municipal authorities which will culminate in a municipal forum.