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  1. LATIN AMERICA: Violence Against Women in Latin America Everyday Aggression

    Laws to punish domestic violence are too often honoured in the breach

    Saturday, September 21, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 225
  2. LATIN AMERICA: Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Against Women is Widespread in 12 Latin American Countries

    A new report published by the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) in collaboration

    Thursday, January 17, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 742
  3. LATIN AMERICA: Best and Worst Countries in Latin America for Women

    The best places for women to live in Latin America and the Caribbean are Barbados and Cuba, according to a May report

    Monday, July 9, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 207
  4. COLOMBIA: Colombians Doubt a Law Can Get Them Home Again

    Women constitute about 55 percent of Colombia's 3 to 5 million internally displaced population, and a new land restit

    Monday, June 25, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 194
  5. LATIN AMERICA: 'War on Drugs' Leaves Latin American Women Lives in Ruin

    “Violence associated with the ‘war on drugs' and organized crime, which includes government corruption in

    Monday, May 7, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 081
  6. LATIN AMERICA: Latin America Opens Up to Equality

    Quietly and against the odds, women are stepping up the political ladder in Latin America, moving ahead of the United

    Tuesday, May 1, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 034
  7. AMERICAS: 'War On Drugs' Leaves Latin american Women Lives in Ruin

    “Violence associated with the ‘war on drugs' and organized crime, which includes government corruption in

    Sunday, April 1, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 042
  8. PERU: Justice delayed for Peru sterilization victims

    It was 1996 when Micaela Flores and 15 other women from Peru's highlands accepted an ambulance ride to a Cuzco clinic

    Tuesday, February 14, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 824
  9. LATIN AMERICA/CARRIBEAN: Women still Face Gender Gap in Latin American, Caribbean Politics

    With President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner's win in Sunday's Argentine's election all but assured and a wom

    Friday, October 21, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 348
  10. LATINAMERICA:

    No matter how progressive laws to promote equality between men and women may be, without budgets with a gender perspe

    Tuesday, September 13, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 179
  11. COLOMBIA: 'We Didn't Have Our Sons or Daughters For War

    North Cauca, Colombia, June 24, 2011: The first meeting of indigenous women in resistance for the survival and autono

    Tuesday, June 28, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 029
  12. LATIN AMERICA: Gender and Political Parties: Without Equality, Far from Parity

    The new decade begins with the election of another woman president.

    Monday, November 15, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 619
  13. LATIN AMERICA: New Book Investigates Violence Against Women in Latin America

    A new book, coedited by Rosa-Linda Fregoso, professor of Latin American and Latino studies at UC Santa Cruz, investig

    Monday, November 8, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 481
  14. LATIN AMERICA: Women Change Political Landscape in Latin America

    In a country where machismo is still the rule, Sandra Torres doesn't cut the demure figure of past first ladies.

    Saturday, August 28, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 013
  15. LATIN AMERICA: Women of All Continents are Meeting Against Militarization

    "Weapons were silenced so women and people can speak" and "My body is my house, my house is my territo

    Monday, August 16, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 890
  16. LATIN AMERICA: Latin American Economic Summit Promotes Abortion, Condemns "Lesbophobia"

    A recent gathering of Latin America's top economic commission issued a document praising secularism, condemning &quot

    Thursday, July 29, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 684
  17. LATIN AMERICA: In Latin America, a Harbinger of Women's Rights

    With a historic vote this month allowing gay couples to marry and adopt children, Argentina joined a vanguard of nati

    Tuesday, July 27, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 658
  18. LATIN AMERICA: Former President Bachelet Joins Inter-American Dialogue think-tank

    “President Bachelet is widely acknowledged to be one of Latin America's most accomplished and popular heads of

    Thursday, July 22, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 661
  19. LATIN AMERICA: Latin American, Caribbean Women's Congress Approves Brasilia Consensus

    The 11th Regional Conference on Latin American and Caribbean Women closes Friday with the approval of the "Brasi

    Sunday, July 18, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 598
  20. LATIN AMERICA: Women Still Playing Catch Up

    Women in Latin America have come a long way but aren't there yet.

    Friday, July 16, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 624
  21. LATIN AMERICA: Making Latin America's Cities Women-Friendly

    "Violence against women is not only domestic, it also happens in the streets.

    Tuesday, May 25, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 216
  22. LATIN AMERICA: Equality for Women - "The Core of the Problem is Care"

    "Women help to reduce poverty and raise family incomes, but they pay too high a price for it, because in every c

    Monday, April 12, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 922
  23. LATIN AMERICA: Still a Long Way to Go for Black Women

    At the age of 17, Meybelin Bernárdez is clear about the future: "When I finish my studies, I'll return to

    Friday, March 19, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 878
  24. LATIN AMERICA: ECLAC poll: 75% of Latin American Opinion Leaders Believe Gender Parity in Politics Strengthens Democracy

    75% of opinion leaders in Latin America believe that deliberately fomenting gender parity in politics

    Tuesday, March 9, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 057
  25. LATIN AMERICA: Women's Rights Laws - Where's the Enforcement?

    Advanced new legislation and constitutional reforms on women's rights are paving the way for equal opportunities for

    Friday, March 5, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 879
  26. LATIN AMERICA: Gender-based Violence Represents Threat to Human Security

    Latin America and the Caribbean is a dangerous place for women.

    Monday, November 23, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 522
  27. LATIN AMERICA: Women Politicians Call for a More Inclusive Democracy in Latin America

    The project "Strengthening Governance with a Gender Perspective and the Political Participation of Women at the

    Friday, February 13, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 983
  28. LATIN AMERICA/CARIBBEAN: Abortion in Latin America and the Caribbean

    Latin America is home to some of the most restrictive abortion laws in the world and women's organizations have fough

    Tuesday, February 3, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 986
  29. LATIN AMERICA & CARIBBEAN: Working Together to Raise Money for Women's Rights

    Founded three years ago, the Latin American Consortium of Women's Funds consists of seven women's funds in the Latin

    Friday, January 23, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 987