#Guatemala

  • Article: Women and Girls Are Putting an End to Child Marriage in Guatemala
    Girls & Women

    Women and Girls Are Putting an End to Child Marriage in Guatemala

    By Phineas Rueckert|Jan. 3, 2018|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    These women are trying to change attitudes in Central America’s largest economy. Read more

  • Article: Shocking Photos Show Extent of Plastic Pollution in Caribbean
    Environment

    Shocking Photos Show Extent of Plastic Pollution in Caribbean

    By Joe McCarthy|Oct. 27, 2017

    “I’ve never seen a photo that illustrates how bad the problem is in that area.” Read more

  • Article: How a Bicycle Can Change a Girl's Life in Guatemala
    PartnerEducation

    How a Bicycle Can Change a Girl's Life in Guatemala

    Sept. 15, 2017|Johnson & Johnson

    Imagine walking over 10 miles to get to school. Girl Up and Johnson & Johnson want to change that. Read more

  • Article: Guatemala Charges Officials Over Orphanage Fire That Killed 41 Girls
    Girls & Women

    Guatemala Charges Officials Over Orphanage Fire That Killed 41 Girls

    By Colleen Curry|June 27, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    The girls died protesting awful living conditions. Read more

  • Article: Guatemala Just Rescued 22 Children From Forced Labor
    Citizenship

    Guatemala Just Rescued 22 Children From Forced Labor

    June 5, 2017|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Most child labor exists in agriculture, along with domestic work, forced begging and scavenging. Read more

  • Article: 28 Girls Killed in Orphanage Fire in Guatemala After Protests Over Abuse, Overcrowding
    Girls & Women

    28 Girls Killed in Orphanage Fire in Guatemala After Protests Over Abuse, Overcrowding

    By Meghan Werft|March 9, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    They had reason to protest. Read more

  • Article: How a Rainforest Superfood is Helping Support Forest Communities
    Environment

    How a Rainforest Superfood is Helping Support Forest Communities

    Sept. 2, 2016|Rainforest Alliance

    The ramón nut is empowering communities to support their children's education and health. Read more

  • Article: People Around the World Are Getting Shorter, New Study Finds
    Health

    People Around the World Are Getting Shorter, New Study Finds

    By Joe McCarthy|July 26, 2016

    It could have something to do with falling fertility rates in rich countries. Read more