Girls' Rights for an Equal Future
Renewing commitments in Latin America and the Caribbean
Girls’ Rights for an Equal Future: Renewing Commitments in Latin America and the Caribbean
This publication collects the voices and visibility of the experiences and opinions of girls in the region, taking into account their diversity and the multiple intersecting identities. The report aims to answer two guiding questions: 1) 25 years later, are the objectives of the Beijing Platform for Action still valid according to data and adolescent girls?
2) What do girls in Latin America and the Caribbean say that is to exercise their rights?
- Spanish: https://www.unicef.org/lac/derechos-de-las-ninas-nuestras-voces-para-un-futuro-en-igualdad
- English: https://www.unicef.org/lac/en/girls-rights-our-voices-for-an-equal-future
- French: https://www.unicef.org/haiti/droits-des-filles-nos-voix-pour-un-avenir-égalitaire
- Portuguese: https://www.unicef.org/brazil/direitos-das-meninas-nossas-vozes-para-um-futuro-com-igualdade
International Women's Day
International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
Day against Homophobia
Menstrual Hygiene Day
International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples
International Day of the Girl
International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women and
Girls’ Priorities in Latin America and the Caribbean
- Girls demand to live free of violence
- Girls, and even more so Afro-descendant girls, demand and end to objectification and sexualization.
- Girls want to be treated without any discrimination
- Girls demand comprehensive sexual education
- Girls want to participate and decide on issues that concern them
- Girls need climate justice in order to live and grow.
- Girls must be visible in statistics.