A unique initiative turns young people into the health advisors of their mates

health advisors

In the Almudeyne High School in Los Palacios, Seville, young health advisors are in charge of promoting healthy habits among their mates. The initiative of these students was started after the ‘Forma Joven’ programme was implemented in their high school. They decided to get involved and become a bond between their mates and health professionals. […]

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Carmen Moreno, studying teenage health for WHO

Carmen Moreno

Born in Zamora, Carmen Moreno is a professor of Developmental and Educational Psychology from the University of Seville and leads the research group about Development and Education Processes in Family and School Environments of this university. Since 2000, he directs the Spanish area of the Health Behaviour in School-aged Children study carried out by WHO, […]

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Equality in the news: workshops given by journalists in schools against machismo


Has sexism been erased? Sociological studies say no. And against this arise initiatives like ‘La igualdad es noticia’, a workshop given by the Council of Female Journalists in Seville in secondary schools and sixth forms in the province, reaching out to 4,000 students. Their aim is to help teenagers know how to identify everyday cases […]

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