Ligia Andrea Mendoza Mejia

Ligia Andrea Mendoza Mejia

Ligia is from Nicaragua, PhD Candidate in Sociology from Salamanca University (Spain) - Oldenburg University (Germany). She has a Master's degree in Public Services and Social Policies from Salamanca`s University. She is graduated in Business Administration Degree from Centroamericana`s University and systems engineering from Polytechnic University of Nicaragua. Passionate about human rights, social justice and social responsibility, poverty fighting, global warming and environmental issues, she is a person against all kind of discriminations, type of violence and animal mistreatment. Ligia has been a steadfast advocate of Gender equality and women's empowerment.
    • The miscarriage of justice in El Salvador’s abortion law

      El Salvador, along with Chile, Nicaragua, Honduras, Haiti, Suriname, Andorra and Malta are the only countries in the world that maintain an absolute ban on abortion. In fact, El Salvador has the world’s most severe ban on abortion. Violence and insecurity for women in El Salvador El Salvador, the...
    • The anti-canal movement has a woman’s face in Nicaragua

      In June 2013, the current Nicaraguan government handed over the concession of the inter-oceanic canal to the International Hong-Kong Nicaragua Canal Development Investment Co. (HKND Group). The Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega granted the concession for construction and exclusive management of the inter-oceanic canal to HKND Group for a period...
    • The thin line between fanaticism and sin

      In the early hours of the morning of 21 February 2017 in El Cortezal, a small quiet town in the Northeast of Nicaragua, Vilma Tujillo, a 25-year old mother of two was burned by members of an evangelical church of which she was a member. El Cortezal is a no-man’s...
    • Domino effect

      The 2016 United States presidential elections, and later the policies implemented by Donald Trump with the closing of the borders, have generated great collateral effects in the Central and Latin America regions. Since the end of 2015, there has been an increase in the migratory traffic in this area,...
    • How do you like your coffee?

      After water, coffee is one of the most consumed drinks by humans. The demand for coffee annually presents a significant growth in the world’s market, so its production intensifies in producing countries. Coffee is best to cultivate in tropical areas such as Central America, parts of South America, and...