Adolescents And Youth: A Comprehensive Approach In Latin America And The Caribbean

Save the Children

This document discusses the comprehensive approach used by Save the Children to promote synergy between personal autonomy and economic development.  Through this approach, Save the Children hopes to protect children and adolescents from violence, ensure access to education, employment, and enable them to choose to delay parenthood.

This program operates through three thematic areas: personal empowerment, sexual and reproductive health, and economic rights. This document provides an overview of Save the Children’s comprehensive approach by country. The countries included in this report are: Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Peru, Mexico, Nicaragua, and Dominican Republic.