“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.”
This paper gives an overview of the challenges which indigenous women in Latin America face in accessing both formal
When Francisca arrived at the historic Curicó Hospital - a staple in the Chilean central valley for nearly one
Poor, rural, Quechua-speaking women in the Peruvian province of Anta who were victims of a forced sterilisation progr
Thirty-four indigenous groups face extinction due to internal armed conflict from the ongoing violence in Colombia, a
The Human Rights Committee concluded its ninety-ninth session today, during which it considered and adopted concludin
A recent gathering of Latin America's top economic commission issued a document praising secularism, condemning "
With a historic vote this month allowing gay couples to marry and adopt children, Argentina joined a vanguard of nati
The 11th Regional Conference on Latin American and Caribbean Women closes Friday with the approval of the "Brasi
Women in Latin America have come a long way but aren't there yet.
Female leaders of the Bogota's displaced population are being threatened by paramilitary organizations, according to
Colombians are enduring an armed conflict that has lasted over 50 years, but only in the past 10 years has this civil
In recent decades, human rights advocates have won passage of a system of international human rights treaties, helpin
"Violence against women is not only domestic, it also happens in the streets.
More than 60 percent of Chileans surveyed by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) are opposed to full equa
Amelia had spent years counseling a woman who was raped by a right-wing warlord and suffered an unwanted pregnancy.
"Loss of freedom should not mean loss of fundamental rights," Diana Sánchez, a lawyer with the Polit
Amnesty International has condemned the Brazilian Supreme Court's blocking of a reinterpretation of a 1979 Amnesty La
"Women help to reduce poverty and raise family incomes, but they pay too high a price for it, because in every c
At the age of 17, Meybelin Bernárdez is clear about the future: "When I finish my studies, I'll return to
Advanced new legislation and constitutional reforms on women's rights are paving the way for equal opportunities for
To commemorate International Women's Day on March 8th, the PSG asked UK-based NGO WOMANKIND to contribute an article
Bolivia's new Constitution which came into effect a year ago, recognizes upfront that women's rights are human rights
"I want justice.