Juventud para Cristo

YOUTH FOR CHRIST - GENERAL OVERVIEW The NGO Youth for Christ in Montevideo, Uruguay. Youth for Christ is an autonomous, non-profit organization. Since it began 40 years ago, Youth for Christ has worked actively to come along side marginalized population in Uruguay through formal programs. Our action is oriented primarily toward children, adolescents, young people and their families on three levels of intervention: - Personal (seeking holistic development) - Within the family and community (work to strengthen families, develop local networks, and encourage participation) - Political and structural (participate in constructing Social Policies and effective methods of intervention) In 1989,...
Uruguay against child sexual exploitation
 
We're inviting tourists in Uruguay to protect children and adolescents from sexual exploitation. We train youth promoters to reach tourists, local communities and tourism businesses to form a network of prevention against sexual exploitation. It's time to believe and protect! It's time to see and act! It's time to listen and speak out! Would you join the network? project reportread updates from the field
Youth Justice and Peace Builders
 
The goal is to support youth leaders from Latin America and the Caribbean to participate in a regional event for the prevention of violence "HOLISTIC MISSION IN VIOLENT TIMES" in Honduras in September 2016. It will provide an inter-generational space where young people and adults will discuss and work together regarding the issue of violence, exchanging experiences and best practices on how to create cultures of peace. project reportread updates from the field
Empower 4,000 Adolescents in Violence Prevention
 
This nation-wide public awareness campaign "A Deal for Ideal Interactions" brings together over 4,000 Uruguayan adolescents and empowers them through violence prevention training to advocate for their rights. Adolescent promoters learn how to identify abuse in their homes, schools and communities, and receive tools to actively promote the rights of children and adolescents through leadership. project reportread updates from the field
Empower 3,000  adolescents in violence prevention
 
This project will allow over 3,000 Uruguayan adolescents in 12 different departments of the country from an array of socioeconomic classes to come together and defend their rights. These adolescents are taught about their rights, how identify mistreatment and abuse in their homes and schools, and are given tools to actively defend children's rights in Uruguay through a public awareness campaign. project reportread updates from the field
Adolescents against sexual exploitation
 
This project will provide Uruguayan and international tourists entering the country in the three major tourist destinations the opportunity to commit to protecting children and adolescents against violence and promote healthy inter-generational interaction. The intervention promotes Uruguays association with the "Abuse-free Uruguay Movement" through the presence of adolescents that promote the movement. project reportread updates from the field
 
   

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