Managua - Post Report Question and Answers

Are there problems with ethnic, race/racial minorities or religious prejudices? Gender equality?

There is discrimination against indigenous and Afro-descendant groups. There is also discrimination against women although I have not felt it. Most major businesses are headed by men, and the newspapers feature stories about successful men alongside pictures of half-naked women. There are many vocal women's rights groups and it is an issue that is openly discussed in the media. - Apr 2018


There might be, but nobody that we knew was ever harassed in any way. - Mar 2012


Not that I know of. - Mar 2011


Not many, but occasionally one encounters racial and other prejudices, including among students at the schools. - Apr 2009


Racial, yes. Dark skinned are openly discriminated against by the light skinned elite. I have experienced it. - Mar 2008


There is a strong class structure and many Asian and Black FSO/LES personnel have reported difficulties and/or open discrimination. - Feb 2008


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