“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.”
The aspirations to achieve peace and reconciliation in Colombia were at the center of proposals in three regional for
The documentation centre No habrá paz sin las mujeres [There will be no peace without women] enables female le
If regular armies are generally a man's world, guerrillas and insurgent forces are just the contrary.
The United Nations entity tasked with advancing gender equality today applauded the appointment of two women to the t
November 16 marked an important change in Colombia's peace negotiations -President Juan Manuel Santos announced that
Breaking News from the Peace Table in Havana
November 6, 2013
About 400 Colombian women, representing all the political sectors, ethnic groups and organizations in the country wil
Media coverage of the Colombian peace process has focused on the politics surrounding the talks in Havana.
Former Chilean President Michelle Bachelet on Wednesday announced her candidacy in presidential elections to be held
Colombian Conservative and former Uribe defence minister, Marta Lucía Ramírez on Wednesday announced he
As the Colombian Government prepares to meet with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) in Havana, Cuba,
Nancy Sanchez has been working for human rights in Colombia for two decades.
Today, the government of Colombia and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) insurgency group meet in Oslo
On Monday, October 15, the government and FARC negotiators will sit down in Oslo to begin the next phase of the Colom
A decade after the last attempt to end Latin America's longest-running insurgency failed, the Colombian government an
Last week, on Thursday, September 6, Sandra Ramírez filed into Havana‘s convention palace with five of h
The best places for women to live in Latin America and the Caribbean are Barbados and Cuba, according to a May report
Quietly and against the odds, women are stepping up the political ladder in Latin America, moving ahead of the United
With the passage of four decrees that regulate Law 1257 against gender violence, Colombia has made significant progre
Three countries in South America's Andean region, Bolivia, Ecuador and Peru, have a great deal to teach and share wit
With President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner's win in Sunday's Argentine's election all but assured and a wom
No matter how progressive laws to promote equality between men and women may be, without budgets with a gender perspe
North Cauca, Colombia, June 24, 2011: The first meeting of indigenous women in resistance for the survival and autono
Argentina's president is a woman, Cristina Fernández, and the country has one of the highest percentages of wo
On the eve of President Obama's first trip to South America, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton sang praises t
The policies of social inclusion implemented by the Venezuelan government over the last 12 years have allowed the cou
The high popularity levels of their predecessors smoothed the way for Cristina Fernández and Dilma Rousseff to
Colombian Air Force Capt. Maria Andrea Bueno and Peruvian Air Force Capt.
The inauguration of Brazil's first female president is a stark reminder that the United States lags far behind its La
The initial steps taken by Brazil's first woman president, Dilma Rousseff, have confirmed that a stronger female pres
Earlier this month, much of the world turned its attention to Brazil for the inauguration of the country's first woma
The new decade begins with the election of another woman president.
In June 2009, Chilean army captain Andrea Fuentes travelled to the city of Cap-Haïtien, in north Haiti, to serve
t's Saturday and the women hurry into the cooperative's warehouse in this rural town in southeastern Peru with huge b
Latin America is no stranger to female leaders, but not many can match the radical political trajectory of Dilma Rous
A poll in Peru says two women are the front-runners in the Oct.
If Brazilian voters elect a woman president next month, what might have appeared to be isolated developments in Chile
In a country where machismo is still the rule, Sandra Torres doesn't cut the demure figure of past first ladies.
More than 1,000 women from twelve different countries will march from Barrancabermeja in the Santander department to
"Weapons were silenced so women and people can speak" and "My body is my house, my house is my territo
Female voters in Brazil could ensure an easy victory this October for the ruling Workers Party candidate, Dilma Rouss
“President Bachelet is widely acknowledged to be one of Latin America's most accomplished and popular heads of
In the coming October 3 presidential election, two of the three frontrunners are women.
The 11th Regional Conference on Latin American and Caribbean Women closes Friday with the approval of the "Brasi
Female leaders of the Bogota's displaced population are being threatened by paramilitary organizations, according to
Latin-American countries are important contributors within the peace operations scenario.