Miss Universe Nicaragua Voice for Change 2023

Join Miss Nicaragua 2023, Sheynnis Palacios, on a courageous journey as she breaks the silence on anxiety, aligning with UN goals to empower women for a brighter, mentally healthy future!

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Miss Nicaragua 2023, Sheynnis Palacios, bravely shares her battle with anxiety, aligning her message with UN Sustainable Goals. Addressing mental health as a universal right, she champions Yana: You Are Not Alone, pledging to empower women for a sustainable, anxiety-free future.


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Empowering Women: Miss Nicaragua's Bold Stand Against Anxiety

In a powerful and heart-rending video entry, Sheynnis Palacios, the 72nd Miss Universe Nicaragua delegate, opens up about her personal battle with anxiety, shedding light on a prevalent issue that affects countless women worldwide. This compelling video, presented by Mouawad and CI Talks, marks Sheynnis's official entry into the 72nd Miss Universe Voice for Change contest.

Breaking the Silence on Mental Health: A Universal Right

At just 18, Sheynnis began experiencing anxiety episodes, a struggle she initially believed was unique to her. However, as the World Health Organization reveals, anxiety disorders disproportionately impact young girls and women. In this stirring account, Sheynnis unveils her journey, urging viewers to recognize the universal nature of mental health.

Aligning with UN Sustainable Development Goals

As Miss Nicaragua 2023, Sheynnis passionately aligns her message with the United Nations 2030 Sustainable Development plan, focusing on Goal 3: Good Health & Well-being. She emphasizes the urgent need for action on mental health, particularly anxiety in women, in line with Goal 2: Zero Hunger, Goal 4: Quality Education, and Goal 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities.

World Mental Health Day and Dr. Tedros Adhanom's Call to Action

Addressing the significance of World Mental Health Day, Sheynnis echoes the World Health Organization's proclamation that mental health is a universal right. Quoting Dr. Tedros Adhanom, Director General of the World Health Organization, she emphasizes the necessity for accessible, dignified, and quality mental health services, challenging the stigma that has long hindered progress in this crucial area.

Yana: You Are Not Alone - A Beacon of Hope

Sheynnis spotlights Andrea Campos, the visionary founder of the mental health app "Yana: You Are Not Alone." With her own history of anxiety, Andrea created a platform to offer resources and qualified support. Sheynnis pledges to be the voice for this initiative, emphasizing the responsibility to provide young girls and women with the tools they need to overcome anxiety and depression.

Empowering Women for a Sustainable Future

In a call to action, Sheynnis advocates prioritizing young girls and women, offering them the resources and support necessary for emotional well-being. She believes that by addressing mental health, we pave the way for more women to rise as leaders, contributing to sustainable solutions and creating a world where emotional health thrives.

Join Sheynnis Palacios on this transformative journey, supporting a cause that transcends borders and empowers women to overcome anxiety, fostering a future where mental health is a universal right for all.