Sex tourism

Thee majority of tourists who resort to child prostitution are occasional; They do not go explicitly in their quest, they are not pedophiles. “They simply find these children available and take advantage of them,” says Selma Fernández, head of the Program for Prevention of Commercial Sexual Exploitation of the Ecpat International network. In…

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Ninoska´s story

Ninoska, a 14-year-old girl, grew up in an environment that served as the trigger to her living on the streets. Her father is in jail for human trafficking and her mother became a prostitute when what she earned at the vegetable market wasn’t enough to fund her alcohol habit. Her older sister also…

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Brothels

Young girls from Panama are trafficked by brothels and exclusive clubs in Costa Rica. Girls from Honduras, El Salvador and Nicaragua are found in more than 500 brothels reported to exist in Guatemala. We fear that from Guatemala, some of these girls are being sold to other countries outside Latin America, but we…

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Colors of Hope 💗

Colors of Hope’s objective is to be one of the world’s leading Equine Restoration, Enrichment, and Empowerment Programs for organizations around the globe who rescue young girls and women affected by sexual abuse and sex trafficking.  We seek to develop the most effective, educational and redemptive equestrian experiences and personal transformations in the…

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Maybe we can learn something

The Spanish newspaper “El País”, which also has editions for South America and Central America, presents a series of articles and reports related to human trafficking, called “Esclavitud en España” (“Slavery in Spain”). It is not about Costa Rica, but we want to follow it up for several reasons; The first, obviously, is that…

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La historia de Carlos / Carlos´ story

Carlos tiene 22 años, actualmente trabaja en la calle vendiendo unos Chocolates por 200 colones cada uno. El pasado jueves le encontramos en el Parque Central en la Ciudad de San José. Le ofrecimos un sandwich y un fresco, que no rechazó. Nos quedaban pocos y no pudimos darle uno más para su…

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Entrevista con la ministra de Educación, Sonia Marta Mora.

En Casa Milagro tenemos un compromiso claro y directo con la libertad. Libertad personal, política, ideológica, y sexual. Dado nuestro ámbito de actuación, es ésta última la que nos ocupa en mayoría. Así, consideramos que la siguiente entrevista, realizada por La Nación con Sonia Marta Mora, ministra de Educación de Costa Rica, es…

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Alianza por tus Derechos Newsletter, April 11th, 2017. (No.1160)

COSTA RICA: New false theft alarm of children mobilized police https://translate.google.com/translate?sl=es&tl=en&js=y&prev=_t&hl=es&ie=UTF-8&u=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.google.com%2Furl%3Fhl%3Des%26q%3Dhttp%3A%2F%2Falianzaportusderechos.org%2Farticle%2Fcosta-rica-nueva-falsa-alarma-de-robo-de-ninos-mov%2F%26source%3Dgmail%26ust%3D1492034019080000%26usg%3DAFQjCNG-5yEV-H6NtjcRPWkSQQMzKNey1Q&edit-text=&act=url   COSTA RICA: Rescued 14-year-old girl after 3 rapes https://translate.google.com/translate?hl=es&sl=es&tl=en&u=https%3A%2F%2Falianzaportusderechos.org%2Farticle%2Fcosta-rica-rescatan-menor-de-14-anos-luego-de-3-vi%2F COSTA RICA: Departure of minors at Santamaría airport presented problems https://translate.google.com/translate?hl=es&sl=es&tl=en&u=https%3A%2F%2Falianzaportusderechos.org%2Farticle%2Fcosta-rica-salida-de-menores-por-el-aeropuerto-san%2F   COSTA RICA: Police help mother because her 16-year-old daughter wanted to live with a man of 44 https://translate.google.com/translate?hl=es&sl=es&tl=en&u=https%3A%2F%2Falianzaportusderechos.org%2Farticle%2Fcosta-rica-policias-ayudan-a-madre-porque-su-hija-%2F   COSTA…

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¡Felicidades, Megan!

El pasado 24 de Marzo, Megan Chavarría, una estudiante de 25 años, se convirtió en la primera mujer en conseguir el título de bachillerato con el nombre que ella eligió. En un país en el que aproximadamente el 30% de las personas transgénero ejercen la prostitución como forma de ganarse la vida, el…

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