Why do we exist?
More than 500 thousand
children have mothers or fathers in prison.
more than 32,000 children and youth suffer some form of violence each year.
children and youth have been recruited by organized crime.
There are no exclusive
spaces for children and their mothers within social reintegration centers.
children and adolescents are orphaned due to femicides every year.
9 out of 10
adults in prison were involved in criminal activities before the age of 6.
What do we do?
Our models provide psychosocial care for the well-being, mental health, and protection of children and youth in contact with violence in Mexico.
Supported by research and public policies.
In our 10 years we have achieved...
We work in
14 prisons detention centers for adolescents
We have created
our first attention enter for children and adolescents in contact with violence.
We have published
6 research studies on violence, derechos humanos y seguridad de niñas, niños y adolescentes en México.
We have built
Violence-Free Spaces for children para niñas, niños y adolescentes en contacto con la violencia.
the maternity section in the Criminal Code, which recognizes the rights of children born and living in prison.
We have impacted lives:
children and youth whose parents are in prision.
young people who committed crimes, with a non-recurrence rate of more than 90%.
children and youth who have survived extreme violence.
Help us change the lives of children and youth marked by violence.
Incredible allies support our programs to transform lives marked by violence.