“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.”
Today by way of written communication the administration of Radio Cadena Voces, owned by Ricardo Maduro Joest, ex-Pre
As part of JASS' global movement-building initiative, twenty-seven women leaders from Central America and Mexico gath
This year celebrates the 60th anniversary of the signing of the United Nations Declaration of Human Rights in 1948 to
In Ecuador, UNIFEM is partnering with national women's institutions, CONAMU, the municipality of Quito and Amnesty In
The International Gathering of Women Against War took place in Bogota 10-12 August 2004.
Throughout Latin America and the Caribbean, as in much of the world, women and children's access to medical care is s
"This Declaration marks the 25th of January, Honduran Women's Day, which commemorates the winning of women's rig
Participatory Evaluation Reports of Aid Flows from a Gender Perspective in Cambodia, Gu
Dilma Rousseff has just been elected President of Brazil, making her the country's first female president.
When George W. Bush left the White House, the rest of the world breathed a sigh of relief.
How cynical is it, that an activist who led protests against the unsolved killings of hundreds of women, gets murdere
Despite their 20 percent share of the population, Mayan women in Guatemala have limited political and economic power.
Sponsored by the Women's Studies Program at Casa de las Américas, the International Symposium on “Women
The International Museum of Women will celebrate its project on Economica, Focusing on Latin America, tonight at the
PBS NewsHour marks International Women's Health Day (March 8) with a two-part series from Guatemala focusing on two m
Sandra Morán reminds us all why international grassroots solidarity is so important.
San Salvador - El Salvador President, Mauricio Funes inaugurates this Monday the first head office of Women City, a g
Hundred years have passed since the initiative to highlight the achievements of women in the world was launched.
During her visit to Panama 16-17 April, UN Women Executive Director Michelle Bachelet will participate in the meeting
Effectiveness of Violence Against Women Legislation: Ley General De Acceso de las Mujeres a una Vida Libre de Violenc
In Guatemala, a human rights emergency is raging, and no one is paying attention.
The following text is from Nobel Women's Initiative
Honduras is on the verge of becoming the only country in the world that criminalises the emergency contraceptive pill
On June 20th, Guatemala asked the Inter-American Court of Human Rights to declare itself incompetent in ruling on a s
These are what true women warriors look like.
Jorge Velazquez struggled to watch the news this week.
MURDER is an everyday tragedy in Guatemala, one of the world's most violent countries.
Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega and the Sandinista government have failed the country's women.
For as long as she could remember, Claudia Paz y Paz was certain she would become a lawyer.
El Salvador hosts regional conference on violence against women; Inter-American Court hears case in Colombia; UN to e
“I like being a police officer because it was always a dream of mine.
Most of us have heard about the murders of young women in Ciudad Juarez or the genocidal rapes in the Congo.
"Two of every three women murdered died for the simple reason: they were women.
Statement by Lakshmi Puri, Acting Head of UN Women and Assistant Secretary-General
The women (chicas) of Tacachico are leading the charge with five Salvadoran organizations to promote public policies
In El Salvador, families and human rights advocates are voicing concerns following an increase in gender-based killin
Nicaragua's Comprehensive Law number 779 went into effect in June 2012, but ever since then it has had to withstand a
May 25th, 2016
OAS Member States,