About 70.8 million individuals are forced to flee their homes because of violence and international conflict during 2018, and half of them are children. Read this article from The Guardian to know more http://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2019/jun/19/more-than-70-million-people-fleeing-conflict-oppression-worldwide
Central America is the hub for U.S. trade ships and foreign trade through the Panama Canal, and gas lines across Caribbean waters, but is also home to left-wing guerrillas, juvenile gangs, crime syndicates, drug traffickers and smugglers. With weak and non-democratic governments the region has the highest rates of poverty, child malnutrition, and poor infrastructure,Continue reading Central America
“Trafficking in Persons as the recruitment, transportation, transfer, harbouring or receipt of persons, by means of the threat or use of force or other forms of coercion, of abduction, of fraud, of deception, of the abuse of power or of a position of vulnerability or of the giving or receiving of payments or benefits toContinue reading What is Human Trafficking?
Bullying is a type of school violence, the constant and persistent harassment towards an individual, it is intended behavior and never an isolated event. This type of violence could include verbal abuse, isolation, harassment, physical, psychological and cyber abuse. Bullying is the repetitive intentional behavior to hurt, harm, isolate and humiliate a person, this person in mostContinue reading Bullying
“Sometimes the most scenic roads in life are the detours you didn’t mean to take.” -Angela N. Blount, Once Upon an Ever After Road trips… I just love them, endless hours heading toward new towns having a great conversation and making memories, that is how I grew up. Of course, back in my daysContinue reading Road Trips
Valentine’s day is just three days away and the social pressure builds up in my daughters’ mind like a broken record asking why there’s no sweetheart, secret friend or letter waiting inside the red and pink decorated school box? Year after year the dreadful day comes, no matter how much I tried to divert theContinue reading Social Pressure
It was a hard weekend at home, and not precisely because of the endless amount of boxes still to unpack from the moving, the house chores –which I hate doing- the slowest Super Bowl game ever, or the 345 pages I needed to read for my graduate course. No, none of these things made myContinue reading Demons