“It’s important to be aware of what’s going on in the world and to think about how you can start to make a difference, even when you’re a kid.”
Latin-American countries are important contributors within the peace operations scenario.
Women in the armed and police forces - Resolution 1325 and peace operations in Latin America is a contribution for th
Violence, including human rights violations, has been increasing in Mexico, and women's rights have suffered blow aft
Repercussions from this summer's coup in Honduras are far from over.
This country was selected due to the growing violence against women, with the aim to give this issue more attention a
Latin America and the Caribbean is a dangerous place for women.
Gender-based violence and sexual abuse are serious public security problems in Central America, and Nicaragua is no e
On 30 October 2009, women human rights defenders Ms Patricia Orozco, Ms Lorna Norori and Ms Ana Eveling Orozco, were
"Sacan Sus Rosarios De Nuestras Ovarios!" The women, some of them bare-breasted, linked arms and chanted at
As leaders in civil society, particularly during and following violent conflict, women are critical players in peace
In the midst of a women's human rights mission to Honduras, August 17-21, Carrie Wilson of JASS interviewed Lidize, a
The military coup d'état in Honduras on June 28 has seriously eroded democratic institutions and hard-fought g
"Femicide," or gender-based murder, has reached epidemic proportions in Guatemala.
Global & national media are ignoring the growing intensity of sexual aggression and torture of women demonstrator
A white sheet covers another victim of Guatemala City's violence in District 16.
The aberrations of Mexican justice were clearly visible in the cases of rape and torture allegedly committed by soldi
The United Nations Committee against Torture (CAT) described the criminalisation of abortion under any circumstances
In the last 13 months, 12 of Mexico's 32 states have approved amendments to their state constitutions defining a fert
No indigenous woman has ever held a seat in the Mexican Congress.
The project "Strengthening Governance with a Gender Perspective and the Political Participation of Women at the
Latin America is home to some of the most restrictive abortion laws in the world and women's organizations have fough
Founded three years ago, the Latin American Consortium of Women's Funds consists of seven women's funds in the Latin