“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.”
Despite being denied, again, title to the land on which they have labored, there is no quit in this group of women fr
Six hundred fifty-one women in Guatemala have been killed so far this year, with 22% of them losing their lives in ga
Dominique Strauss-Kahn would not have lost his job if he was President of Nicaragua. He would have been re-elected.
With President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner's win in Sunday's Argentine's election all but assured and a wom
No matter how progressive laws to promote equality between men and women may be, without budgets with a gender perspe
In Leon, a department in northwest Nicaragua, we visited the Centro Mary Barreda.
What do driving, voting, wearing pants, and protesting have in common?
North Cauca, Colombia, June 24, 2011: The first meeting of indigenous women in resistance for the survival and autono
Rosemary Gonzalez was murdered in 2009, the victim of a war that ended in 1996.
A United Nations envoy today welcomed the arrest of a former top Guatemalan military figure accused of genocide, war
MANAGUA, Jun 21 (IPS) - After a series of hunger strikes and vigils, Fátima Hernández had managed to be
The internationally-acclaimed street artist Shepard Fairey has created a captivating new design exclusively for Amnes
Non-governmental organization Salvadoran Women for Peace (Organizacion de Mujeres Salvadorenas por la Paz - ORMUSA),
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, is working with AMC, the second-largest microfinance institution in El Salvado
Last month, Sandra Torres announced that she was divorcing her husband, Guatemalan President Alvaro Colom, in order t
Amarilis Chilel, 15, left her hometown of Ixchiguán in northwest Guatemala to work as a domestic in the capita
Amnesty International today urged the Guatemalan authorities to act to stop the high numbers of women being killed ac
The Nicaraguan government is failing to tackle widespread rape and sexual abuse of teenage girls and provide adequate
Women are playing a leading role in a powerful social movement addressing natural resource protection, adaptation to
In the small Latin American country of Guatemala, violence against women is a widespread problem girls deal with from
Karla Mendoza, a 26-year-old Nicaraguan, has worked hard to have a professional career.