El Salvador - FLACSO
Mónica Alexandra Linares Laínez
Mónica is the Principal Investigator of FLACSO El Salvador’s team for ReGHID. She is a sociologist from the University of the Ozarks and holds a master’s degree in Political and Social Studies from the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM). She is a researcher at FLACSO El Salvador since 2013. She has also been a professor for the University of El Salvador and for the Department of Sociology and Political Sciences of the Central American University “José Simeón Cañas” (UCA), and has been a thesis advisor for the Department of Psychology and Public Health of the UCA.
She has participated in national, regional and international research projects and has coordinated research teams on topics such as: violence, perception of citizen security, food security, pregnancy and forced motherhood in girls and adolescents, among others, for national government institutions, United Nations agencies and other regional and international organizations. She has also investigated on social exclusion and youth; and has published on the topics of: violence in the educational environment, elections in El Salvador 2019, homicidal violence in El Salvador, and the situation and conditions of adolescents and women victims-perpetrators of violence in El Salvador.
Henry Oswaldo Garcia Estrada
Henry is a researcher of FLACSO El Salvador’s team for ReGHID. He is a sociologist, and has been a member of the research team at FLACSO El Salvador since 2019. He is also professor of General Sociology at the Faculty of Medicine of the University of El Salvador (UES) during the year 2021.
He has participated in research projects on secondary education, design of a system of labour market indicators, and determinants of homicidal violence in Central America.
Marielos Rodriguez Cornejo
Marielos is a researcher of FLACSO El Salvador’s team for ReGHID. She is a Sociocultural Anthropologist, graduated from the University of El Salvador, motivated to work in promoting respect and guarantee of Human Rights and whose interest is oriented to the realisation of research that generates some contribution to social transformation.
Marielos has experience in the field of social research in relation to various social issues and problems such as: inclusion; disability; cultural and bio-cultural heritage; security and justice system; deprivation of liberty; children and adolescents with referents in deprivation of liberty (NNAPES); protective and risk factors for children; and adolescence and youth in community spaces.
El Salvador - IOM
Ugo Ramos Castillo
Ugo Ramos Castillo is the Regional Sub-Coordinator for Health and Migration for Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras by the International Organization for Migration (IOM). Ugo received his PhD in Medicine and Surgery from Alberto Masferrer University in El Salvador, and a MBA from the Instituto Superior de Economía y Administración de Empresas in El Salvador. He received his project management qualification from the Project Management Institute, Universidad Centroamericana José Simeón Cañas (UCA).
Ugo has more than 20 years of experience working nationally and internationally in Public Health Management, 15 years working with vulnerable populations, 15 years in design, monitoring and evaluation of health and development processes and more than 5 years working with migrant populations. Ugo has experience of working with international organizations, the United Nations, Governments of El Salvador and Panama and in the private sector in the health and development areas.