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  1. Indigenous Women's Access to Justice in Latin America

    This paper gives an overview of the challenges which indigenous women in Latin America face in accessing both formal

    Sunday, December 5, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 083
  2. CHILE: Women Sterilised Over HIV Status

    When Francisca arrived at the historic Curicó Hospital - a staple in the Chilean central valley for nearly one

    Wednesday, November 3, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 460
  3. PERU: Women Sterilised Against Their Will Seek Justice, Again

    Poor, rural, Quechua-speaking women in the Peruvian province of Anta who were victims of a forced sterilisation progr

    Friday, October 15, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 455
  4. COLOMBIA: Indigenous Colombians Face Possibility Of Extinction, U.N. Report Says

    Thirty-four indigenous groups face extinction due to internal armed conflict from the ongoing violence in Colombia, a

    Friday, September 10, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 105
  5. INTERNATIONAL: Human Rights Committee Concludes Ninety-Ninth Session

    The Human Rights Committee concluded its ninety-ninth session today, during which it considered and adopted concludin

    Friday, July 30, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 752
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. COLOMBIA: Bogota Displaced Leaders Threatened by Paramilitaries

    Female leaders of the Bogota's displaced population are being threatened by paramilitary organizations, according to

    Thursday, July 15, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 611
  11. Report on Violations of Women's Human Rights: In Response to the Sixth Periodic Report of Colombia

    Colombians are enduring an armed conflict that has lasted over 50 years, but only in the past 10 years has this civil

    Monday, July 12, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 749
  12. COLOMBIA: Using International Law to Wage Peace in Colombia

    In recent decades, human rights advocates have won passage of a system of international human rights treaties, helpin

    Wednesday, July 7, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 497
  13. MADRE Talking Points: The Role of the US in Colombia's Conflict

    The Conflict in a Nutshell
    Wednesday, June 30, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 680
  14. 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
  15. CHILE: Gender Equity Progress Blocked by Hard-Core

    More than 60 percent of Chileans surveyed by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) are opposed to full equa

    Friday, May 14, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 091
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  17. COLOMBIA: In Colombia, Rape Now Being Prosecuted as Weapon of War

    Amelia had spent years counseling a woman who was raped by a right-wing warlord and suffered an unwanted pregnancy.

    Tuesday, May 11, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 252
  18. COLOMBIA: Women Punished Twice Over in Colombia's Prisons

    "Loss of freedom should not mean loss of fundamental rights," Diana Sánchez, a lawyer with the Polit

    Tuesday, May 4, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 063
  19. BRAZIL: Brazil Court Upholds Law that Protects Torturers

    Amnesty International has condemned the Brazilian Supreme Court's blocking of a reinterpretation of a 1979 Amnesty La

    Friday, April 30, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 145
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. PERU: International Women's Day 2010: Stop, Think, and Become a Leader - WOMANKIND's Work in Peru

    To commemorate International Women's Day on March 8th, the PSG asked UK-based NGO WOMANKIND to contribute an article

    Sunday, February 28, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 143
  24. Violence and Democracy in Bolivia

    Bolivia's new Constitution which came into effect a year ago, recognizes upfront that women's rights are human rights

    Tuesday, January 26, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 492
  25. PERU: Victims of Military Rapists Wait for Justice 25 Years On

    "I want justice.

    Wednesday, January 20, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 496