“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.”
The human right of the American women to live a life free of violence has been
Project: Access to Justice for Women in Situations of Violence: A comparative Study of Women's Police Station in Lati
Women's political participation in municipalities has received little attention until recently, though the chronic un
Local governments in Latin America have not been characterized by their capacity to design their own public policies
The issues of democratic governance assumes enormous significance in the current debate on how to shape a more secure
In October 2000, for the first time in its history, the United Nations Security Council acknwoledged that women have
Throughout history, gender−based violence has been an integral component of armed conflict.
Since the end of the Cold War, civil wars (intrastate conflicts) have come to dominate the international landscape.
Many Mayan-women in Guatemala claim that they are insecure in multiple ways: as women, as members of an ethnic group,
This report was commissioned by the Netherlands Special Programme on WID, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (DGIS) of the N
THE STATES PARTIES TO THIS CONVENTION,
The Summit is designed to have three moments:
The International Research and Training Institute for the Advancement of Women (UN-INSTRAW) in collaboration with the
The Third International Conference on Women, Gender and Law will begin in Havana on June 30 with the participation of
The MADRE organization held an event dedicated to the theme of violence against indigenous women, where they also sha
Today by way of written communication the administration of Radio Cadena Voces, owned by Ricardo Maduro Joest, ex-Pre
As part of JASS' global movement-building initiative, twenty-seven women leaders from Central America and Mexico gath
This year celebrates the 60th anniversary of the signing of the United Nations Declaration of Human Rights in 1948 to
In Ecuador, UNIFEM is partnering with national women's institutions, CONAMU, the municipality of Quito and Amnesty In
The International Gathering of Women Against War took place in Bogota 10-12 August 2004.
Throughout Latin America and the Caribbean, as in much of the world, women and children's access to medical care is s
"This Declaration marks the 25th of January, Honduran Women's Day, which commemorates the winning of women's rig
Participatory Evaluation Reports of Aid Flows from a Gender Perspective in Cambodia, Gu
Dilma Rousseff has just been elected President of Brazil, making her the country's first female president.
When George W. Bush left the White House, the rest of the world breathed a sigh of relief.
How cynical is it, that an activist who led protests against the unsolved killings of hundreds of women, gets murdere
Despite their 20 percent share of the population, Mayan women in Guatemala have limited political and economic power.
Sponsored by the Women's Studies Program at Casa de las Américas, the International Symposium on “Women
The International Museum of Women will celebrate its project on Economica, Focusing on Latin America, tonight at the
PBS NewsHour marks International Women's Health Day (March 8) with a two-part series from Guatemala focusing on two m
Sandra Morán reminds us all why international grassroots solidarity is so important.
San Salvador - El Salvador President, Mauricio Funes inaugurates this Monday the first head office of Women City, a g
Hundred years have passed since the initiative to highlight the achievements of women in the world was launched.
During her visit to Panama 16-17 April, UN Women Executive Director Michelle Bachelet will participate in the meeting
Effectiveness of Violence Against Women Legislation: Ley General De Acceso de las Mujeres a una Vida Libre de Violenc
In Guatemala, a human rights emergency is raging, and no one is paying attention.
The following text is from Nobel Women's Initiative
Honduras is on the verge of becoming the only country in the world that criminalises the emergency contraceptive pill
On June 20th, Guatemala asked the Inter-American Court of Human Rights to declare itself incompetent in ruling on a s
These are what true women warriors look like.
Jorge Velazquez struggled to watch the news this week.
MURDER is an everyday tragedy in Guatemala, one of the world's most violent countries.
Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega and the Sandinista government have failed the country's women.
For as long as she could remember, Claudia Paz y Paz was certain she would become a lawyer.