“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.”
If regular armies are generally a man's world, guerrillas and insurgent forces are just the contrary.
Laws to punish domestic violence are too often honoured in the breach
IOM Peru and the Ministry of Women and Vulnerable Populations this week signed a cooperation agreement that will allo
Today is International Peace Day.
Isabel* thinks she's finally found a place where she can rebuild her life, seven years after fleeing her home and mov
“Violence associated with the ‘war on drugs' and organized crime, which includes government corruption in
With the passage of four decrees that regulate Law 1257 against gender violence, Colombia has made significant progre
Colombian NGOs have condemned the "high level" of violence against black, indigenous and poor women in a co
This paper gives an overview of the challenges which indigenous women in Latin America face in accessing both formal
A new book, coedited by Rosa-Linda Fregoso, professor of Latin American and Latino studies at UC Santa Cruz, investig
t's Saturday and the women hurry into the cooperative's warehouse in this rural town in southeastern Peru with huge b
A United Nations-backed project in Venezuela has trained dozens of government officials and security force members on
IOM Colombia is training public officials on gender-based violence against women; how to identify it, address it and
Iran's conservative establishment appears to have reacted coldly to an entreaty by Brazil's president to allow an Ira
President Lula asked Iran to allow Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani to accept the offer.
Female leaders of the Bogota's displaced population are being threatened by paramilitary organizations, according to
In recent decades, human rights advocates have won passage of a system of international human rights treaties, helpin
UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Angelina Jolie has returned to northern Ecuador to see how the situation has changed since
Latin-American countries are important contributors within the peace operations scenario.
"Violence against women is not only domestic, it also happens in the streets.
Amnesty International has condemned the Brazilian Supreme Court's blocking of a reinterpretation of a 1979 Amnesty La
A volunteer of the Advocacy Project (AP) has used the setting of a major UN meeting to denounce the horrific damage c
The Irish Congress of Trade Unions has written to the Colombian embassy requesting that the Colombian government prov