Central America’s Northern Triangle (Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador) is well known for its high rates of violence and poverty, correlated with high rates of migration under vulnerable conditions.
This project will enhance the use of data from existing household surveys by government officials to analyze the education sector and encourage policymakers to leverage the resulting knowledge on gender, equity, and inclusion to inform their policy decisions.
The Global Partnership for Education (GPE) and IDRC launched the Knowledge and Innovation Exchange (KIX) to improve policies and practices that will strengthen national education systems within GPE partner countries.
Countries in Central America who are members of the Sistema de la Integracion Centroamericana (SICA) continue to experience significant challenges in developing and implementing policies for science, technology, and innovation (STI), in addition to coordinating efforts in this sector to address issues of national and regional importance.
There is a significant gap in data concerning the patterns and drivers of transactional sex, sexual exploitation, and abuse in transactional sex and their implications on the sexual and reproductive health and rights of refugees.
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and intersex (LGBTQI+) youth have suffered multiple forms of vulnerability, exclusion, and violence, particularly in Central America where homophobia is widespread.
The aim of this project is to prevent violence and increase resilience among individuals and communities in El Salvador and Nicaragua by contributing to more informed, effective, and participatory interventions.
Although gender-based violence (GBV) is endemic globally, some of the highest rates in the world are found in Muslim-majority countries where conservative interpretations of Islamic Family Law persist.
Democratic transformations in the Arab world have reignited debate around the need for more inclusive political systems where the rights of different ethnic and religious groups are a priority in the transition period.
This funding will help strengthen the role of Fundacio´n Salvadoren~a para el Desarrollo Econo´mico y Social (FUSADES) as a credible public policy institution in El Salvador by strengthening its ability to provide high-quality, influential, and policy-relevant research.