“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
The new decade begins with the election of another woman president.
A new book, coedited by Rosa-Linda Fregoso, professor of Latin American and Latino studies at UC Santa Cruz, investig
In a country where machismo is still the rule, Sandra Torres doesn't cut the demure figure of past first ladies.
"Weapons were silenced so women and people can speak" and "My body is my house, my house is my territo
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
“President Bachelet is widely acknowledged to be one of Latin America's most accomplished and popular heads of
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.
Latin-American countries are important contributors within the peace operations scenario.
"Violence against women is not only domestic, it also happens in the streets.
"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
75% of opinion leaders in Latin America believe that deliberately fomenting gender parity in politics
Advanced new legislation and constitutional reforms on women's rights are paving the way for equal opportunities for