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  1. COLOMBIA: Breaking the Taboo of Sexual Violence in Colombia

    When journalist Jineth Bedoya stood outside the gates of Bogota's maximum-security La Modelo prison one morning nearl

    Friday, December 16, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 550
  2. PERU: Women Fight for Justice on Forced Sterilisation

    Peru's government has reopened an investigation into a controversial birth control programme of sterilisation.

    Tuesday, December 6, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 580
  3. GUATEMALA: 'Femicide' in Guatemala: Does the concept obscure more than it illuminates?

    Two thousand women marched through the streets of Guatemala City last week in support of the UN's International Day f

    Friday, December 2, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 486
  4. SOUTH AMERICA: Lessons From The Andes on Budgeting to Close the Gender Gap

    Three countries in South America's Andean region, Bolivia, Ecuador and Peru, have a great deal to teach and share wit

    Tuesday, November 29, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 465
  5. COLOMBIA: Horrors of Paramilitary Sexual Violence Revealed

    Hundreds of women were raped and abused by paramilitaries in the AUC's northern block between 1997 and 2005, reveals

    Thursday, November 17, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 439
  6. 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

    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
  8. COLOMBIA: Women's Voices On Peace and War

    YESTERDAY I was asked to give the Welcome Message to participants in the National Validation Workshop of a project ca

    Friday, July 15, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 101
  9. COLOMBIA: Minority Women Bear Brunt of Gender-Based Violence

    LONDON (TrustLaw) –Women from minority groups are targeted for sexual violence, torture and killings because of

    Wednesday, July 6, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 054
  10. 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
  11. COLOMBIA: Displaced Leader's Death 'Highlights Violence Faced by Colombian Women

    The women's movement of a recently assassinated Colombian displaced leader said Tuesday that the leader's death will

    Tuesday, June 21, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 984
  12. PERU: Community Defenders in Peru: Planting Hope to Root Out Violence

    CUZCO, Peru, Jun 8, 2011 (IPS) - Where is the justice?

    Wednesday, June 8, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 903
  13. COLOMBIA: Colombia's Victims of Violence are Still Awaiting Justice

    This week a new chapter in the history of Colombia's long and bloodthirsty civil conflict is set to open.

    Monday, May 9, 2011
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  14. PERU: Local Gov'ts Fail to Prioritise Equality for Women

    Legally, each of Peru's 25 administrative regions must have a plan for promoting equal opportunities for women.

    Friday, April 15, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 604
  15. COLOMBIA: Women Treated as Spoils of War in Colombia: NGOs

    Colombian NGOs have condemned the "high level" of violence against black, indigenous and poor women in a co

    Tuesday, April 12, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 526
  16. ARGENTINA: Banking on Women's Experience

    Argentina's president is a woman, Cristina Fernández, and the country has one of the highest percentages of wo

    Monday, April 11, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 573
  17. First Survey of Prevalence, Sexual Violence Against Women in the Context of the Colombian Conflict

    The results of the first survey on the prevalence of sexual violence allowed us to make the link between the presence

    Friday, March 25, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 359
  18. COLOMBIA: Gender Violence a Crime Against Humanity: Prosecutor General

    Prosecutor General Viviane Morales has said that gender violence occurring in the context of Colombia's internal conf

    Thursday, March 24, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 456
  19. Strengthening Colombia's Transitional Justice Process by Engaging Women

    For over 40 years, violence in Colombia has pitted the government against several guerilla groups including the Revol

    Thursday, March 24, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 349
  20. UNITED STATES/SOUTH AMERICA: Clinton Says U.S. Should Elect Female Presidents

    On the eve of President Obama's first trip to South America, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton sang praises t

    Friday, March 18, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 435
  21. SOUTH AMERICA: Women's Day Events Focus on Violence, Poverty

    South Americans celebrated International Women's Day on March 8, the holiday's 100th anniversary, with actions callin

    Tuesday, March 15, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 414
  22. VENEZUELA: Highest Gender Equality in Latin America

    The policies of social inclusion implemented by the Venezuelan government over the last 12 years have allowed the cou

    Friday, March 11, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 403
  23. BRAZIL: Women in Pacified Favelas Claim Their Rights

    The peace imposed on the more than 200,000 people living in the Complexo do Alemão group of favelas in Rio de

    Wednesday, March 2, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 328
  24. ARGENTINA/BRAZIL: Powerful Women Leaders Face Similar Challenges

    The high popularity levels of their predecessors smoothed the way for Cristina Fernández and Dilma Rousseff to

    Thursday, January 27, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 128
  25. SOUTH AMERICA: Military Women Making Great Strides in Latin America

    Colombian Air Force Capt. Maria Andrea Bueno and Peruvian Air Force Capt.

    Tuesday, January 25, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 096
  26. LATIN AMERICA: Women Lead Latin America's Growing Anti-Militarization Movements

    When George W. Bush left the White House, the rest of the world breathed a sigh of relief.

    Tuesday, January 25, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 097
  27. LATIN AMERICA/US: Women Take Reins of Power in Latin America, but not in U.S.

    The inauguration of Brazil's first female president is a stark reminder that the United States lags far behind its La

    Thursday, January 13, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 003
  28. BRAZIL: New President's First Steps Create Optimism in Women's Movement

    The initial steps taken by Brazil's first woman president, Dilma Rousseff, have confirmed that a stronger female pres

    Wednesday, January 12, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 038
  29. LATIN AMERICA: Women in Latin America and Guatemala (Opinion)

    Earlier this month, much of the world turned its attention to Brazil for the inauguration of the country's first woma

    Monday, January 10, 2011
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