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  1. Report of the Twelfth Session of the Regional Conference on Women in Latin America and the Caribbean

    Friday, October 18, 2013
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 016
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. Women in the Armed and Police Forces: Resolution 1325 and Peace Operations in Latin America

    Latin-American countries are important contributors within the peace operations scenario.

    Friday, May 28, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 614
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. Women in the Armed and Police Forces: Resolution 1325 and Peace Operations in Latin America

    Latin-American countries are important contributors within the peace operations scenario.

    Friday, January 1, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 144
  30. Women in the Armed and Police Forces: Resolution 1325 and Peace Operations in Latin America

    Women in the armed and police forces - Resolution 1325 and peace operations in Latin America is a contribution for th

    Friday, January 1, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 220
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. Good Practices Regarding Legal Reforms in the Area of Violence Against Women in Latin America and the Caribbean

    The human right of the American women to live a life free of violence has been

    Wednesday, May 28, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 878
  36. Project: Access to Justice for Women in Situations of Violence: A comparative Study of Women's Police Station in Latin America

    Project: Access to Justice for Women in Situations of Violence: A comparative Study of Women's Police Station in Lati

    Tuesday, January 1, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 266
  37. Women's Political Participation at the Local Government in Latin America

    Women's political participation in municipalities has received little attention until recently, though the chronic un

    Friday, June 1, 2007
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 875
  38. New Gender Machinery at the Local Level in Latin America

    Local governments in Latin America have not been characterized by their capacity to design their own public policies

    Tuesday, August 1, 2006
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 876
  39. Women's Participation and Leadership: Vital to Democratic Governance

    The issues of democratic governance assumes enormous significance in the current debate on how to shape a more secure

    Tuesday, January 13, 2004
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 340
  40. If Not Now, When? Addressing Gender-Based Violence in Refugee, Internally Displaced and Post-Conflict Settings: A Global Overview

    Throughout history, gender−based violence has been an integral component of armed conflict.

    Monday, April 1, 2002
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 210
  41. Inter_american Convention on the Prevention, Punishment and Eradication of Violence Against Women

    PREAMBLE


    THE STATES PARTIES TO THIS CONVENTION,

    Thursday, June 9, 1994
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 045
  42. Latin American Security and Defense Network

    Civil Society Organisations67 100
  43. Centro Feminista de Estudos e Assessoria

    Civil Society Organisations67 286
  44. SUMMIT: Women and People's Summit of the Americas Against Militarization

    Details

    The Summit is designed to have three moments:

    Sunday, August 15, 2010 - 20:00 to Sunday, August 22, 2010 - 20:00
    Pre 2015 Events Archive71 715
  45. TRAINING: Regional Course in Economy and Gender for Latin America

    The International Research and Training Institute for the Advancement of Women (UN-INSTRAW) in collaboration with the

    Sunday, July 25, 2010 - 20:00 to Monday, August 2, 2010 - 20:00
    Pre 2015 Events Archive71 733
  46. CONFERENCE: The Third International Conference on Women, Gender and Law

    The Third International Conference on Women, Gender and Law will begin in Havana on June 30 with the participation of

    Tuesday, June 29, 2010 - 20:00 to Thursday, July 1, 2010 - 20:00
    Pre 2015 Events Archive71 783
  47. UNIFEM Commemorates November 25th and the 16 Days of Activism Campaign

    In Ecuador, UNIFEM is partnering with national women's institutions, CONAMU, the municipality of Quito and Amnesty In

    Wednesday, November 24, 2004 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 112
  48. International Gathering of Women Against War

    The International Gathering of Women Against War took place in Bogota 10-12 August 2004.

    Saturday, July 31, 2004 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 114
  49. The Madre Medical Project

    Throughout Latin America and the Caribbean, as in much of the world, women and children's access to medical care is s

    Wednesday, December 31, 2003 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 117
  50. Centre for Women's Studies - Honduras (CEM-H) and the Local Networks of Feminist Expression: Declaration: State of Women's Rights in Honduras Since the Coup D'Etat

    "This Declaration marks the 25th of January, Honduran Women's Day, which commemorates the winning of women's rig

    Sunday, January 24, 2010 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 287

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