Union de Niños y Niñas Trabjadores de Bolivia: A Children’s Movement in Bolivia | ICNC

by Amy Schmidt

“The place doesn’t matter. Nor the food, nor the rain. What matters is that we have made ourselves heard. The revolution doesn’t happen in 5-star hotels with buffets of food and it doesn’t happen in the springtime when everything is beautiful. It happens in the moments of crisis,” said 15-year old Alfredo Turqui about demonstrations in La Paz, Bolivia. In December of 2013, Alfredo and his compañeros, all under age 18, marched, shouted in ‘voz alta’, maintained vigil in…