Author

Violeta Delgado Sarmineto
Author

Violeta Delgado Sarmineto

Operations Manager and Facilitator for Empowerment Projects

Even though she studied hard sciences (Mathematics) at Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Nicaragua (UNAN), Delgado Sarmiento worked as an actor of change for the Nicaraguan Youth Council (1993-1994), the Network of Women Against Violence (1994-2003), the International Labour Organization (2000-2001) and as an independent consultant. Furthermore, she has been a representative of the National Council for Economical and Social Planning (CONPES), The National Commission to Combat Violence Against Women and Children, and the National and Central American Committee that conducted a Follow Up on the World Conference on Women (Beijing, 1995), among others.

Delgado Sarmiento is also a member of the Network of Women Against Violence, the Autonomous Women's Movement and the Central American Feminist Network against violence towards women and children. She currently works as a facilitator for advocacy processes that involve women, local leaders and social actors within electoral periods.

Her publications are usually focused on gender issues. Some of them are: "Violencia contra las mujeres en Nicaragua" (1999), "Diagnóstico sobre la ocurrencia de abuso sexual en niñas, niños y adolescentes trabajadores" (2005) and "Evaluación de Impacto del quehacer del Movimiento Lucrecia Lindo de Chinandega, periodo 1992-2002" (2005).

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