Granada, a City under Siege: Dynamics of the Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children as a Human Rights Issue in Nicaragua.
Keywords:Commercial sexual exploitation of children, Nicaragua, Human rights
AbstractThis article presents findings of a qualitative study conducted in Granada, Nicaragua.Focus groups, individual in-depth and situational interviews as well as observations were conducted.Principles related to Community-Based Participatory Research were followed throughout the study; Grounded Theory was utilized in the data analysis. The findings confirm what human and child advocates have argued –economic disparities and gender inequalities are the core of Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children (CSEC). The findings presented in this article enhance our understanding about the complexities of the intersectionality of global and local realities – glocalization.
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