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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. GUATEMALA: One Woman's Campaign Against Violent Crime and Corruption

    Claudia Paz y Paz has a tough job as the first female attorney general in Guatemala, one of the most violent countrie

    Tuesday, October 8, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 102
  3. 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
  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. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. EL SALVADOR: Women of El Salvador Start the New Year with a Special Law Protecting Them

    In El Salvador in 1930, the first female president in all of Latin America was elected.

    Monday, February 6, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 744
  11. GUATEMALA: Justice Delayed But Not Denied for Indigenous Peoples in Guatemala

    “Everything changed when the soldiers arrived,” said Rosa, an Indigenous Ixil woman living in the Quich&e

    Monday, February 6, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 771
  12. GUATEMALA: Take Action: Protect Guatemalan Human Rights Defender Norma Cruz

    Guatemalan human rights defender Norma Cruz – leader of the women's rights organization ‘Survivors' Found

    Wednesday, February 1, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 768
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  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. INTERNATIONAL: Salute To Women Driving Revolutions

    What do driving, voting, wearing pants, and protesting have in common?

    Friday, July 8, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 080
  17. 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
  18. NICARAGUA: Shepard Fairey adds his flair to Amnesty's global campaign for girls and women in Nicaragua

    The internationally-acclaimed street artist Shepard Fairey has created a captivating new design exclusively for Amnes

    Tuesday, June 14, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 934
  19. GUATEMALA: Another Woman Leader in Latin America?

    Last month, Sandra Torres announced that she was divorcing her husband, Guatemalan President Alvaro Colom, in order t

    Thursday, April 21, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 616
  20. EL SALVADOR: Women at the Forefront of Grassroots Organising

    Women are playing a leading role in a powerful social movement addressing natural resource protection, adaptation to

    Friday, February 25, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 290
  21. Across Conflict Lines: Women Mediating for Peace. 12th Annual Colloquium Findings

    This paper draws on discussions from The Institute for Inclusive Security's 12th Annual Colloquium “Across Conf

    Saturday, January 1, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 347
  22. GUATEMALA: Women Make Inroads in Key Positions of Power

    GUATEMALA CITY, Dec 27, 2010 (IPS) - Guatemala, it seems, is trying out a new image.

    Monday, December 27, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 942
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. HONDURAS: Honduran Women Reject US Military Presence

    Honduran women rejected on Wednesday the increased US military presence in the country and the installation of two ne

    Thursday, July 15, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 584
  29. EL SALVADOR: After Storms, Women Lead Village Reconstruction

    Hurricane Ida left behind a trail of destruction when it slammed into El Salvador last November.
    Sunday, June 27, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 388
  30. 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
  31. NICARAGUA: Karla Jacobs: Interview with Marcia Saavedra

    In this interview Marcia talks about achievements and set backs of the Nicaraguan women's movement over the last few

    Tuesday, May 11, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 068
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  33. 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
  34. CENTRAL AMERICA: Women Make Headway in Politics - and Want More

    The victory of Laura Chinchilla in Costa Rica's presidential elections, and the growing participation of women in Cen

    Friday, March 5, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 880
  35. COSTA RICA: Chinchilla to Join Club of Women Presidents

    Laura Chinchilla of the governing National Liberation Party (PLN) will be the first female president of Costa Rica

    Monday, February 8, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 491
  36. UN in Guatemala Condemns Recent Threats against Mrs. Norma Cruz

    UNITED NATIONS SYSTEM IN GUATEMALA CONDEMNS THREATS AGAINST NORMA CRUZ, DIRECTOR OF ‘SURVIVORS FOUNDATION'

    Thursday, January 14, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 517
  37. 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
  38. HONDURAS: Obama: Stand up for Women's Rights in Honduras

    Repercussions from this summer's coup in Honduras are far from over.

    Monday, December 14, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 923
  39. MEXICO: "Get Your Rosaries out of Our Ovaries!" War on Mexican Women

    "Sacan Sus Rosarios De Nuestras Ovarios!" The women, some of them bare-breasted, linked arms and chanted at

    Tuesday, October 13, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 553
  40. HONDURAS: Young Feminist Speaks Out against the Honduran Coup

    In the midst of a women's human rights mission to Honduras, August 17-21, Carrie Wilson of JASS interviewed Lidize, a

    Wednesday, September 16, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 936
  41. MEXICO: Congress Closed to Indigenous Women

    No indigenous woman has ever held a seat in the Mexican Congress.

    Thursday, April 30, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 973
  42. 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
  43. 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
  44. 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
  45. 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
  46. 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
  47. Women & Civil War: Impact, Organizations and Action

    Since the end of the Cold War, civil wars (intrastate conflicts) have come to dominate the international landscape.

    Monday, January 1, 2001
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 710
  48. Gender, Conflict and Development Volume II: Case studies: Cambodia; Rwanda; Kosovo; Algeria; Somalia; Guatemala and Eritrea

    This report was commissioned by the Netherlands Special Programme on WID, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (DGIS) of the N

    Saturday, July 6, 1996
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 091
  49. PICTURES: The Women Presidents of Latin America

    Dilma Rousseff has just been elected President of Brazil, making her the country's first female president.

    Saturday, October 30, 2010 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 712
  50. INTERVIEW: Indigenous Guatemalan Woman Seeks Mayoral Seat with 'Message of Hope and Opportunity'

    Despite their 20 percent share of the population, Mayan women in Guatemala have limited political and economic power.

    Friday, February 4, 2011 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 969

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