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  1. Reports/Policy Briefs89 888
  2. EL SALVADOR: Women in El Salvador ready to Take Charge after Women Leadership in Politics Course

    On 14 January 2014 the closing ceremony of the VII course on Women Leadership was held in the municipality of Antiguo

    Tuesday, February 18, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 261
  3. EL SALVADOR: El Salvador Elections: Putting Women's Right on the Agenda

    Jenny Pierce's recent piece about El Salvador on the Inter-American Development Bank's blog, Sin Miedos, questioned w

    Friday, January 31, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 226
  4. EL SALVADOR: Corrected-Can Women Boost El Salvador's Fragile Gang Truce?

    With El Salvador's gang truce teetering on the brink, it's high time to get women involved in any peace negotiations

    Wednesday, January 15, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 192
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. GUATEMALA:Women Human Rights Defenders: Activism's Front-Line

    The first time I heard the term Women Human Rights Defender (WHRD) it was a bit of revelation to me.

    Thursday, November 29, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 667
  8. GUATEMALA: Sexual Slavery Wounds Persist in Guatemala

    Fifteen brave Guatemalan women from the indigenous q'eqchí people testified before the High Risk Court in Guat

    Friday, October 19, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 546
  9. MEXICO: Drug War: Mexican Citizens Fed up With the Bloodshed

    Margarita Lopez begins to speak about the horrible events that marked the end of her daughter's life in a low, even t

    Wednesday, October 17, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 568
  10. MEXICO/UNITED STATES: Heart-to-Heart on the Drug War

    Margarita Lopez begins to speak about the horrible events that marked the end of her daughter's life in a low, even t

    Wednesday, October 3, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 441
  11. NICARAGUA: Nicaraguan Rights Groups Call Sexual Abuse an 'Epidemic'

    Last month saw two major stories involving sexual abuse in the headlines of Nicaraguan newspapers.

    Wednesday, October 3, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 468
  12. GUATEMALA: Army's Former Sex Slaves Testify in Guatemala

    “In the garrison they had rooms where they would rape us; sometimes there were three, four or five soldiers,&rd

    Saturday, September 29, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 498
  13. GUATEMALA: Women's Gathering in Defense of Water, Life and Territory

    “In the struggle to defend our territory, our natural resources, what's at stake is our very existence.”

    Friday, September 28, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 448
  14. 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
  15. GUATEMALA: A Brutal Manifestation of Patriarchy

    The involvement of women in anti-war actions and in support of peace activism worldwide is a critical part of modern

    Wednesday, April 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 006
  16. 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
  17. GUATEMALA: Speaking Out on the Genocide of Indigenous Women

    The 36 year long civil war (1960-1996) that ravaged Guatemala, left more than 200,000 people dead and at least 100,00

    Wednesday, February 22, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 853
  18. NICARAGUA: Nicaraguan Feminists Protest For Their Bodies, Autonomy, Lives

    The news of the day was that Democratic representatives walked out of a hearing on “religious liberty and birth

    Wednesday, February 22, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 855
  19. GUATEMALA: Violence Towards Women: Rhetoric In Guatemala

    In 2008, the Guatemalan parliament passed a law against ‘femicide' (even though it's a word you won't find in a

    Friday, February 17, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 854
  20. 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
  21. NICARAGUA: Forum on Violence against Women in Nicaragua

    A forum on violence against women will be held in Nicaragua on Friday, after the recent approval of a comprehensive l

    Sunday, February 12, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 811
  22. GUATEMALA: Reckoning with Genocide in Guatemala

    A man in a mask opens a door.

    Friday, February 10, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 798
  23. INTERNATIONAL/GUATEMALA: When Women Lead

    Would the world be more peaceful if women were in charge?

    Thursday, February 9, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 797
  24. GUATEMALA: Guatemala Heeds the Cries of Femicide Victims

    The relentless wave of femicides in Guatemala, which has one of the highest female murder rates in the world, has pro

    Tuesday, January 31, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 741
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  26. 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
  27. 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
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  29. Women's Role in Peacebuilding: Nicaragua, El Salvador, and Guatemala Compared

    Peacebuilding has become increasing important as a means of preventing continuinghostilities among previously warring

    Monday, March 1, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 791
  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. 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
  32. BLOG: 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 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 933
  33. ANALYSIS: Women Human Rights Defenders at Risk

    How cynical is it, that an activist who led protests against the unsolved killings of hundreds of women, gets murdere

    Thursday, January 27, 2011 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 954
  34. MEETING: UN Women Executive Director Michelle Bachelet Visits Panama

    During her visit to Panama 16-17 April, UN Women Executive Director Michelle Bachelet will participate in the meeting

    Thursday, April 14, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 156
  35. ANALYSIS: Protecting Mexico's Lost Women: Law to Nowhere

    Effectiveness of Violence Against Women Legislation: Ley General De Acceso de las Mujeres a una Vida Libre de Violenc

    Wednesday, April 20, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 182
  36. BLOG: Mujeres de la Guerra: Women's Voices from El Salvador

    These are what true women warriors look like.

    Tuesday, January 15, 2013 - 19:00
    Initiatives73 569
  37. BLOG: Got to Admit It's Getting Better

    MURDER is an everyday tragedy in Guatemala, one of the world's most violent countries.

    Thursday, January 24, 2013 - 19:00
    Initiatives73 578